Sunday, 2 November 2008

Three child cyclists die

Knife crime remains a hot news topic. But the killing of children by motorists is not news, no journalist is interested in connecting these stories, and no politician of any party is shocked or outraged.

A 12-year-old cyclist has died in a road accident in Chester. The child's bicycle was in collision with a white Peugeot van outside a petrol station at the junction of Green Lane in Tarvin. He died at the scene.

A BOY aged nine lost his fight for life yesterday after being knocked off his bicycle by a car.
Wesley Clark was riding beside his local park in Stonehaven, when he was struck by a Mazda 3.

TRIBUTES were yesterday paid to a schoolboy killed when his bicycle was involved in a collision with a car on one of Dundee's busiest roads.
Sean Hanton, 14, of Helmsdale Place, Dundee, died on Tuesday night when the bike he was riding collided with a silver Ford Mondeo in the Kingsway at its junction with Graham Street.


A 10-year-old boy has been taken to hospital after he was in collision with a car while riding his bike near Pontefract in West Yorkshire.Police said the youngster was riding his bike on Cross Street, Upton, when the collision with a Subaru happened.