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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56 year old cyclist Michael Parkington dies following Bacup collision

Incident date: 
Wed, 24 Aug 2016

Michael Parkington died after a collision in Bacup, Lancashire with a Chevrolet Kalos vehicle at 7.00pm on 24 August.

Cyclist in Cheltenham taken to hospital after being hit by a van

Incident date: 
Tue, 23 Aug 2016

A cyclist who was knocked off his bike in Cheltenham town centre by a van was taken to hospital with suspected neck injuries.

Cyclist dies after collision with a lorry on A82 near Fort Wiliam

Incident date: 
Thu, 18 Aug 2016

A male cyclist has died following a collision with a lorry on the A82 on the north side of Fort William on 18 August.

Cyclist dies after Snakey Hill collision

Incident date: 
Thu, 18 Aug 2016

A 57 year old cyclist has died following a collision with a green Honda Jazz vehicle on Thursday 18 August in the Woodford Valley, Wiltshire.

Wanlockhead cyclist dies three days after Mennock bike fall

Incident date: 
Mon, 15 Aug 2016

James Murray, a 22 year old cyclist from Wanlockhead died in hospital on 18 August, three days after being found lying unconscious on the B797 on Monday 15 August.

Cyclist dies following a collision on the A509 in Northamptonshire

Incident date: 
Mon, 8 Aug 2016

A 44 year old cyclist Karen Cowper has died following a collision on the A509 between Wellingborough and Wollaston on Monday 8 August at around 12.45pm.

17 year old cyclist dies after collision in Staffordshire

Incident date: 
Fri, 5 Aug 2016

Seventeen year old Jacob Patton tragically died in hospital on 7 August, two days after a collision with a silver ford fiesta car as he cycled along Hilderstone Road, Hilderstone, Staffordshire.

Inspirational teacher Sam Boulton killed cycling along London Road, Leicester

Incident date: 
Wed, 27 Jul 2016

Sam Boulton, a 26 year old teacher at Castle Rock High School in Coalville, died on 27 July following a collision with a white van whilst cycling along London Road outside the railway station in Leicester city centre.

Cyclist seriously hurt in collision with lorry in York

Incident date: 
Tue, 26 Jul 2016

A cyclist has suffered serious but reportedly not life threatening injuries in a collision with a lorry in York city centre.

14 year old cyclist killed in suspected 'hit and run' on first day of school holidays

Incident date: 
Mon, 25 Jul 2016

Fourteen year old Nottingham schoolboy Jack Archer has died after reportedly being knocked off his bike in a suspected hit and run on Monday evening 25 July.

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