Cyclist hurt in hit-and-run accident

Popworld on Micklegate. Photograph © Google Street View

Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision between a vehicle and a bicycle in York.

The driver left the scene in an unknown vehicle after the incident on the Micklegate junction next to Popworld on Saturday 21 December at around 7pm.

The cyclist suffered bruising to both legs however, luckily escaped without serious injury.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said:

  • We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances around the incident, in particular information about the vehicle involved which also failed to stop at the scene after the incident.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12190234496. You can also email [email protected]

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.