Cyclist injured after being hit by car in York

Manor Drive North at its junction with Malvern Avenue in York. Photograph © Google Street View
21 Mar 2016 @ 10.35 am
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Manor Drive North at its junction with Malvern Avenue in York. Photograph © Google Street View
Manor Drive North at its junction with Malvern Avenue in York. Photograph © Google Street View

A cyclist was left needing stitches after he was knocked off his bike by a car in York.

The incident happened between 9.50pm and 10.10pm on Thursday (March 17) The man, aged 25, was cycling along Manor Drive North in Acomb when he heard a car approaching from behind.

The car then took a left turn onto Malvern Avenue, knocking the cyclist off his bike, causing injuries to his face, hands, knees and groin, which required stitches.

Police are keen to trace the driver. Here’s what is known about the car and driver involved.

Can you help?

The car was possibly…

a Ford Fiesta or Focus
in either a green or blue colour.

The driver was

a woman
with mousey brown or dark blonde hair that was shoulder-length with a box fringe.

Police are appealing for witnesses, or anyone with information about the car involved, to get in touch. Contact details below.

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC Carol Thompson of York Police
Email PC Thompson here
Quote reference number 12160047667