Cy­clist dies af­ter Spain fall

The Courier & Advertiser (Perth and Perthshire Edition) - - NEWS -

A cy­clist has died six months af­ter he was se­ri­ously in­jured in an ac­ci­dent in Spain.

A fundrais­ing drive al­lowed John Telfer, from East Calder in West Loth­ian, to be flown home to Scot­land fol­low­ing his fall near Ali­cante in May.

He broke his neck in two places af­ter crash­ing into a fel­low cy­clist who hit a tree root in the road and fell into Mr Telfer’s path. His fam­ily praised his de­ter­mi­na­tion but said he died on November 1.

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