Road crash case studies

This is a list of recent road traffic collisions involving cyclists and pedestrians across the UK that have appeared in the news. These are updated as further information on the legal process is made available. The date in brackets refers to the date of the crash.

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Posted: 2014-04-07 13:31

A firefighter has sustained serious injuries after a collision with a car while cycling near a Yorkshire Dales village on what will be the Tour de France’s opening stage.

Posted: 2014-04-07 08:45

An Ilminster woman has been charged with careless driving after allegedly knocking man off his bicycle on a Yeovil roundabout, leaving him with multiple injuries requiring hospital treatment.

Posted: 2014-04-03 15:33

The former Guardian journalist Donald MacLeod, who was left brain-damaged after he was hit by a police car that was answering a 999 call while he was cycling home, has won a high court claim that the Metropolitan police are liable for damages, the Guardian reports.

MacLeod was in a coma for weeks and needs 24-hour care following the accident in north London four years ago.

Posted: 2014-04-03 11:09

A cyclist died at Ludgate Circus this morning following a collision with a lorry. The driver stopped but has not been arrested.

Boris Johnson has got Transport for London and the boroughs to join forces and ban all unsafe vehicles from within the M25, a move that should come into force later this year.

This cyclist is the third to die in London in 2014.

Posted: 2014-04-02 10:24

A male cyclist was rushed to hospital following the crash suffering with injuries reported to be serious, but not life threatening.

The crash took place at around 5.10pm on the A341 at the junction of Queen Anne Drive and Merley Lane.

Posted: 2014-04-02 10:14

The collision between a Skoda Felicia and a cyclist happened just before 5pm on Thursday March 27th at Friday Bridge Road, Elm.

Posted: 2014-04-02 10:11

The 19-year-old cyclist was involved in a collision with a Volvo C30 on Thursday, March 13.The collision occurred at about 1.58pm in Pinfold Gate, just outside Loughborough Magistrates’ Court.

Posted: 2014-04-02 10:06

A cyclist was seriously injured after an incident outside a school in Nantwich.

Posted: 2014-04-02 10:03

A cyclist was taken to hospital with serious injuries after colliding with a bus in Waltham Abbey.

Posted: 2014-04-02 09:59

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 70-year old cyclist died following a crash in Shirley.

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