Sunday, 6 December 2009

Unsafe cycling in York

Sergeant Julian Pearson said: “A Toyota Hilux and a pedal cyclist had a coming together on the roundabout.

[That’s what grammarians call a euphemism.]

The cyclist is suffering from life-threatening head injuries and a broken arm.

In the world of motor porn the Toyota Hilux is a sexy brute:

The Toyota Hilux is the car BBC's Top Gear simply couldn't kill, despite attempts at death by crashing, drowning and crushing. And it was the truck of choice for their world record-breaking drive to the North Pole.

Ah, yes - the cycling-friendly BBC...

Update, Sunday evening.

The cyclist has since died