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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Cyclist injured in Kendal crash

Incident date: 
Tue, 12 Aug 2014

At 8:12am on Tuesday 11th August, a female cyclist, 42, from Kendal, collided with a Ford Focus Zetec at the busy Plumgarth roundabout near the A591.

Cyclist injured in Stonehouse collision, Plymouth

Incident date: 
Mon, 11 Aug 2014

Police and paramedics were called to the Plymouth-bound lane of the A374 Kings Road on Stonehouse bridge at 12:30pm on 11th August after reports of a collision.

Cyclist killed in Northumberland collision

Incident date: 
Sat, 9 Aug 2014

The male cyclist, who is in his 40s, was seriously injured in a crash with a Ford Fiesta, which happened on the A6079 near Chollerton on August 9th.

Cyclist seriously injured in lorry crash in Upper Gornal

Incident date: 
Fri, 8 Aug 2014

A cyclist was seriously injured when she was involved in a collision with a lorry.

The collision happened at around 11.40am at the junction of Burton Road and Eve Lane, Upper Gornal.

  • UPDATE (13/08/14)

The cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

The cyclist has been named as 50-year-old Lorraine Rowson.

Police appear after cyclist injured in Grimsby

Incident date: 
Thu, 7 Aug 2014

Police have made an appeal for witnesses after a cyclist was injured after being involved in a collision with a car on Cambridge Road, Grimsby at around 12.18pm on Thursday 7th August.

Teenage cyclist hit in Derby

Incident date: 
Thu, 7 Aug 2014

A teenage cyclist was taken to hospital following a collision with a car in Derby on August 7th.

The 18-year-old was riding his bike in Edward Street when he was in collision with a Ford Ka.

A police spokesman said: “The rider of the bike, who is 18, has been taken to the Royal Derby Hospital but his injuries are not believed to be serious.

Cyclist injured following collision in Hemel Hempstead

Incident date: 
Thu, 7 Aug 2014

A cyclist has been taken to hospital after he collided with a car in Hemel Hempstead.

Cyclist seriously injured in Hove

Incident date: 
Thu, 7 Aug 2014

Police are seeking witnesses to a collision in Hove which left a woman cyclist seriously injured.

Cyclist seriously hurt in collision near Long Itchington

Incident date: 
Wed, 6 Aug 2014

A cyclist received advanced pain relief at the side of the road before being airlifted to a major trauma centre after being involved in a collision with a car in Long Itchington on Wednesday 6th August.

28-year-old cyclist killed in truck collision in Rochdale

Incident date: 
Mon, 4 Aug 2014

Police were called to the scene shortly before 3.55pm. A DAF CF truck was travelling along Dane Street when it turned left into Norman Road and collided with a pedal cycle, officers said.

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