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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Driver faces jail for killing cyclist whilst speeding in Whitechapel

Incident date: 
Sat, 1 Nov 2014

Driver Perez Rahman faces jail after pleading guilty to causing the death of cyclist Ashad Ahmed whilst driving at 70mph in a 30 mph zone along Commercial Road, Whitechapel.

Cyclist seriously injured in Wanborough collision

Incident date: 
Fri, 31 Oct 2014

A cyclist received serious head injuries in a collision with a delivery van in Wanborough near Swindon.

Cyclist critically injured following collision with lorry in Magor

Incident date: 
Fri, 31 Oct 2014

A cyclist was critically injured in a collision with a lorry on Europark in Magor, Wales.

Man arrested after elderly cyclist seriously injured near Witney

Incident date: 
Tue, 28 Oct 2014

An elderly man was seriously injured in a suspected hit-and-run at the Eynsham roundabout near Witney

Cyclist dies after hit and run collision in Derby

Incident date: 
Tue, 28 Oct 2014

An 18-year-old cyclist died after being hit by a car at the junction of Abbey Street and Mercian Way, Derby. A driver has been arrested for failing to stop.

Cyclist injured in Bedminster, Bristol

Incident date: 
Tue, 28 Oct 2014

A cyclist was injured in a collision with a car on Parson Street, Bedminster, Bristol.

Elderly cyclist seriously near Peebles.

Incident date: 
Mon, 27 Oct 2014

An elderly cyclist was seriously injured in a collision with a Volvo car on the Peebles to Glentress Road near Eshiels Mill.

Elderly man arrested after cyclist seriously injured in Farnborough collision

Incident date: 
Mon, 27 Oct 2014

A cyclist suffered serious injuries in a collision with a car in Farnborough, Hants. The 30 year old woman was cycling along the Fleet road when she fell off her bicycle. As she got back on her bicycle and began cycling away, she was struck by a car.

Cyclist seriously injured in North Yorkshire

Incident date: 
Thu, 23 Oct 2014

A cyclists has been injured in a collision with a car in Oatlands Drive, Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

Woman injured in collision with car door in Greenwich, London.

Incident date: 
Wed, 22 Oct 2014

A cyclist was taken to hospital with pelvic injuries after colliding with a car door on Trafalgar road, Greenwich.

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