Thursday 25 November 2010

Cyclist down on Hoe Street

The Grumpy Cyclist spotted the aftermath of a collision involving one cyclist who appeared to have been knocked off his bike by a car on Hoe Street near the Queens road lights.

By the sound of it this wasn’t an injury collision, so it won’t be recorded in the road casualty figures for London 2010.

When it comes to injury crashes in Waltham Forest, last year cyclists were involved in collisions on average once every four days.

There were a total of 93 bicycle casualties in the borough in 2009, compared with 65 in 2008 - a rise of 43 per cent - according to the data from Transport for London (TfL).

The photograph below shows the conditions for cyclists on Hoe Street near the Queens Road lights.