Two news items popped up almost simultaneously in my inbox recently. Each described a collision, but in a slightly different way. The first -
A LADY was taken to hospital after a man on a push bike crashed into her.
Police were called to the scene at Forder Hill, Cawsand at around 4.30pm this afternoon by ambulance staff.
A first responder – member of the community with advanced first aid training – was on the scene first followed by ambulance staff and police.
And the other -
A speeding driver has been told he must live with the consequences of his actions for the rest of his life after the tragic death of a popular roofer.
Cyclist Brent Jelley, 23, collided with a Ford Fiesta driven by Halstead resident Joshua Rumble, in Swan Street, Sible Hedingham on October 21, 2012.
Rewording the first article in the manner of the second, we get
A lady was taken to hospital after she collided with a push bike ridden by a man.
Which doesn’t sound like gibberish at all.