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 killed in collision on London Bridge

Incident date: 
Sat, 2 Aug 2014

A male cyclist has been killed following a collision with a car on London Bridge.

Passers-by, one of them a doctor, tried to save the man’s life, but despite one administering mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and others going to the nearby Monument Underground station to obtain emergency equipment, their efforts were in vain.

The 28-year-old man, Chris Tandy, became the ninth cyclist to be kille

Cyclist seriously injured in collision with car in Kendal

Incident date: 
Thu, 31 Jul 2014

A cyclist was left with severe head, arm and chest injuries after being involved in a collision with a car on Kirkstone Pass on Thursday 31st July.

Police hoping to identify cyclist killed in Derbyshire

Incident date: 
Thu, 31 Jul 2014

Police are still trying to identify a cyclist who was killed in a crash in Derbyshire on Thursday 31st July.

12 year old killed near Sheepy Magna

Incident date: 
Tue, 29 Jul 2014

A 12-year-old boy died after he was hit whilst cycling by a car driver on a country road.

Teenager seriously injured as driver does u-turn in King's Cross

Incident date: 
Tue, 29 Jul 2014

A 16-year-old cyclist was in collision with a car as he traveled downhill at speed.

The driver of the car attempted to perform a U-turn on a road behind King’s Cross station in London at around 4pm in Tuesday 29 July.

According to the Mail on Sunday, the female driver was travelling at under five miles per hour when she came into contact with the cyclist as she crossed Goods Way.

21-year-old cyclist killed in Corby

Incident date: 
Tue, 29 Jul 2014

The 21-year-old victim has been identified as Gary Kirk, of Woodlands Avenue, Corby.

Driver in Staines deliberately hits cyclist

Incident date: 
Thu, 24 Jul 2014

A cyclist has been injured after being deliberately hit by a vehicle in Staines-upon-Thames, in what police are calling a ‘shocking and violent attack’.

Cyclist injured in hit and run in Broadclyst, Exeter

Incident date: 
Wed, 23 Jul 2014

Ben Hooper, 22, was enjoying an early-morning round-trip to Silverton when he was struck by a car outside Killerton House at Broadclyst – throwing him into over the handlebars.

The healthcare assistant, who lives in Heavitree, “bounced” off a hedge and landed in the road between 6.30am and 7.30am on July 23.

Mr Hooper said: “It was one of my favourite routes: quiet, out in the sticks, with t

Cyclist hospitalised after crash with motorbike near Loughborough

Incident date: 
Tue, 22 Jul 2014

A cyclist was treated in hospital after she was seriously injured in a collision with a motorbike at the junction of Joe Moores Lane and Maplewell Road, Woodhouse Eaves, near Loughborough, at 7pm on Tuesday, July 22.

Three cyclists injured in Kent hit-and-run

Incident date: 
Tue, 22 Jul 2014

Three cyclists were injured in a hit-and-run on the A2 near Canterbury in Kent on July 22nd.

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