Friday 28 May 2010

Vehicular cycling news

AN 11-year-old cyclist suffered serious leg injuries when his bike was in collision with a car in Newton Abbot.

He was taken to Torbay Hospital where his condition is said to be serious but stable.

In Thorpe Bay

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a car failed to stop after colliding with a cyclist.

The incident happened at Burgess Road, Thorpe Bay, near the junction with Thorpe Hall Avenue, on Tuesday, May 25 at about 3.30pm.

In Swansea

A 66-year-old cyclist has been seriously injured in a collision with a van, say South Wales Police. The collision, which involved a Blue Ford Transit van, happened at New Cut Road, Swansea, at around 1600 BST.

The man was taken to Morriston Hospital, Swansea, where his condition was described as critical but stable.

And in Stockton Heath

A CYCLIST received a broken collar bone and fractured ribs after being knocked off his bike by a transit van.

The 42-year-old was taken to hospital after he was in a collision on Ackers Road, Stockton Heath near to its junction with Mill Lane and the Cantilever Bridge at 10.30pm on Monday.
Police are appealing for the driver of the white Ford Transit to make contact with the police.