Paraglider crashes into to pedestrian at seaside resort, breaking his nose
Police are searching for a paraglider who crashed into a man at a popular North Yorkshire seaside resort.
The glider hit the man in Filey, causing him facial injuries.
The victim was walking along Filey Brigg in Filey Country Park at around 6.30pm on Thursday (24 March) when the paraglider hit him as he descended.
The collision broke the pedestrian’s nose and smashed his glasses.
Police say the glider was green and white. It was piloted by a white man in his forties, who was wearing a green helmet and dark clothing.
Investigating officers would love to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or has information. Contact details below.
How to help the police
- Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Alastair Graham-Merrett
- Email Alastair Graham-Merrett here
- Quote reference number 12220051316