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Record-breaking cyclist seriously injured after being hit by car 

The vehicle failed to stop at the scene after colliding with Christina Mackenzie.

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A record-breaking cyclist is in hospital after being hit by a car as it attempted to undertake her near a roundabout.

Christina Mackenzie – who set the record as the fastest journey made by a female cyclist between Land’s End and John-O’-Groats – sustained a broken pelvis after being struck.

The incident took place as Mackenzie was training near Kippen, in the Stirling Council area, on Tuesday evening.

Mackenzie, 45, was hit by the vehicle before being knocked over by a trailer being towed by the car.

The driver of the car failed to stop at the scene.

Police Scotland confirmed investigations are under way to trace the driver and appealed to members of the public for any information.

A spokesperson for the force said: “We were called around 5.05pm on Tuesday, September 27 to a report of a crash involving a cyclist and a car towing a trailer which failed to stop on the B822 at the Kippen roundabout, Stirling.

“The cyclist, a 45-year-old woman, was taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital for treatment.

“Enquiries are ongoing to trace the driver and anyone with information that could help, including dash-cam footage, is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 2444 of Tuesday, September 27.”