Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Appeal after cyclist is injured by car in Lancaster

Police are appealing for information after a cyclist was injured by a car that failed to stop in Lancaster on 20th May 2013.

The collision took place around 3.30pm when a car stopped on King Street close to the junction of Queen Square. The passenger opened the front car door and alighted from the vehicle and was then involved in a collision with a 51 year old pedal cyclist.

The passenger walked away and the vehicle failed to stop at the scene.

The cyclist, who is from Morecambe, attended Royal Lancaster Infirmary of his own accord and treated for minor injuries, he was not detained in hospital.

PC Kevin Illingworth Northern Road Policing Unit said: “Fortunately the cyclist was not badly injured but his bike was snapped in two and we need to establish the circumstances of exactly what has happened.

“I’d appeal to the driver or the car or for anyone that thinks they may have witnessed this incident to contact us on 101 quoting log reference LC-20130520-1020.”

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