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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Police officer due in court on careless driving charge

Incident date: 
Mon, 1 Sep 2014

A Plymouth police officer is due to appear in court accused of driving without due care and attention following an alleged incident involving a cyclist.

Cyclist seriously injured in Merseyside

Incident date: 
Mon, 1 Sep 2014

A cyclist suffered a serious head injury in a crash with a van on Crank Road in Crank, near St Helens, just after 4pm on September 1st.

62-year-old cyclist in serious condition

Incident date: 
Fri, 29 Aug 2014

A 62-year-old cyclist who suffered a head injury after being thrown from his bike in Fartown on Friday 29th August remains in a “serious” condition.

14-year-old boy killed in Preston, Lancashire

Incident date: 
Wed, 27 Aug 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 14 year old cyclist was killed on a road in Preston. The collision happened at 10.15pm on Wednesday 27th August on New Hall Lane (A59) towards Brockholes Brow.

Cyclist injured in rush hour collision in Blackpool

Incident date: 
Wed, 27 Aug 2014

A cyclist suffered head and leg injuries and was left lying in the road after being involved in a collision with a car during rush hour traffic in Blackpool.

Elderly cyclist seriously hurt in collision in Mold

Incident date: 
Sun, 24 Aug 2014

A cyclist has been seriously injured after a collision with a car in Mold in Flintshire. The incident happened in Wrexham Street in the town at about 12:50 BST on Sunday 24th August.

Two veteran cyclists seriously injured in A264 crash

Incident date: 
Sat, 23 Aug 2014

Two cyclists in their 70s suffered serious injuries following a collision with a BMW on the A264 Holtye Road, about 400 metres west of the junction with Cansiron Lane between East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells.

Teenage cyclist killed in West Cumbria

Incident date: 
Sat, 23 Aug 2014

A teenage cyclist suffered fatal injuries when he was struck by a van in West Cumbria on Saturday 23rd August.

Cyclist injured in Sunderland crash

Incident date: 
Fri, 22 Aug 2014

A cyclist was treated for head and leg injuries following a collision with a car on Sea Road in Fulwell, Sunderland at 11.26am on Friday 22nd August.

Cyclist seriously injured in Billingshurst crash

Incident date: 
Fri, 22 Aug 2014

A cyclist has been taken to hospital with serious head injuries after falling from his bike in New Road, Billingshurst.

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