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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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.

Cyclist seriously injured in Sheffield hit and run

Incident date: 
Thu, 21 Aug 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 29-year-old cyclist from Sheffield sustained life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car that did not stop on Andover Street, near Spital Hill.

Cyclist injured in Poundbury collision, Dorset

Incident date: 
Thu, 21 Aug 2014

A cyclist was knocked off their bike and injured in a collision with a car in Poundbury on the roundabout on Middle Farm Way on Thursday 21st August.

Cyclist killed in collision in Mansfield

Incident date: 
Thu, 21 Aug 2014

41-year-old Nicholas Highfield of Mansfield Woodhouse died following a collision with a 4X4 vehicle on the A60 Leeming Lane South, close to its junction with the B6032 Mansfield Road.

The incident occurred at about 9:50pm on Thursday 21st August.

A 33-year-old man who was arrested in connection with the collision has been released on bail pending further investigation.

  • UPDATE (09/10/2

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