York cyclist knocked off bike in collision with car

16 Mar 2017 @ 4.05 pm
| News

A car collided with a cyclist in York, knocking him off his bike.

The accident happened on Poppleton Road on Tuesday, March 7 at around 7.15pm.

A 22-year-old man was cycling on his pedal cycle on Poppleton Road, heading uphill in the direction of Boroughbridge Road.

A small red, four-door car pulled out of a junction on the left hand side and collided with him, knocking him off his bike.

The cyclist sustained minor injuries to his ankle and damage to his bike.

Do you know the driver?

The driver initially stopped to help the cyclist but did not leave any details of his identity.

He is described as in his 20s, around 5ft 6in in height, of stocky build with short ginger hair.

It is thought he had freckles and a red mark on his face, possibly a small cut.

His passenger was described as mid 20s with short brown hair, tall and has an athletic build. He was wearing jeans and a zipped top.

Any witnesses or anyone who recognises the descriptions of the car or the men is asked to contact police – details below.

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC18 Carol Thompson
Or call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email PC Thompson here
Quote reference number 12170024754