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Cyclist hit by car that failed to stop in Skipton

Cyclist hit by car that failed to stop in Skipton

Published by Lisa Darvill at 11:56am 19th August 2019.

Police in Skipton are appealing for witnesses and information after a cyclist was hit by a car that failed to stop.

  • It happened on Keighley Road at the junction with Cawder Road at around 12.20pm on 8th August 
  • It involved a dark coloured Vauxhall Zafira, which failed to stop 
  • The cyclist, a man in his 60s, was treated for minor injuries 
  • Police are appealing for the driver of the Zafira to come forward 

The incident happened on 8th August, but police have just released the information. 

They're appealing for anyone who saw the collision, which happened on Keighley Road at the junction with Cawder Road at around 12.20pm, to get in touch. 

It involved a dark coloured Vauxhall Zafira, travelling into Skipton which collided with the cyclist.

The vehicle failed to stop, leaving cyclist – a man in his 60s – with minor injuries which were treated by a doctor.

A police spokesperson said: 

"In particular, we are appealing for information about the Vauxhall Zafira concerned and appeal for the driver of the vehicle to come forward or anyone who can help identify them.

"If you can help, please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Joseph Williams . You can also email Joseph.Williams@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

"Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12190145507."