Cyclist hurt in collision with car at busy York junction

Water End near Clifton Green. Photograph © Google Street View
12 Jan 2021 @ 10.32 am
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A cyclist was taken to hospital after a collision with a car in York.

Police are appealing for witnesses and for the driver to come forward after the incident at the junction of Water End with Clifton Green on Monday (11 January).

The driver of the light blue car initially stopped but did not exchange details and left the scene along Water End towards Boroughbridge Road.

The cyclist sustained bruising to the the head which required hospital treatment but was released the same evening.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “Officers are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

“In particular, we are appealing for information from anyone who witnessed the collision or may have dash-cam footage.”

They are also appealing directly to the driver involved and  request that they contact police. There are ongoing inquiries to trace the vehicle.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police – see below.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC41 Ellison
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Email PC41 Ellison here
Quote reference number 12210014770