Wednesday 27 January 2010

White van injures Edinburgh cyclist

"I had a bright orange jacket on and a 900 lumen light on my head, which is brighter than some car headlights

"I had right of way, I was going north and the van pulled across my lane to get into Cammo Road, and I went into the side of the van at about 20 miles an hour.

"Then the van driver drove off.

Mr Scullion said he had been disappointed that no other drivers stopped to help: "I'm pretty sure a lot of people saw what happened, because the two lines of traffic the van came from were stationary rush hour traffic but if so, lots of people saw it and did nothing."

He is now recovering after surgery to straighten a badly broken and dislocated finger, and has been left with a bruised and battered shoulder and knee.