Tuesday, 7 April 2009

Cyclist killed by hit and run driver

The media likes harrowing ‘human interest’ stories, which makes the neglect of this upsetting news all the more curious. Is it because it goes against the grain of media stereotypes of drivers as victims and cyclists as lawless yobs?

A boy of 10 was left orphaned yesterday after his dad was killed by a hit-and-run driver as he cycled to work.