Cyclist injured: police plea

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Scarborough police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a cyclist was injured in a collision with a car.

The collision occurred at around 12.20pm on Thursday January 31 on the A165 Filey Road at the junction with Queen Margaret’s Road.

Officers believe that a number of people witnessed the incident which happened when a blue Renault Safrane collided with the cyclist, a 42-year-old local man, as he turned into Queen Margaret’s Road.

The cyclist suffered a broken arm, a fractured cheekbone and lost a number of teeth in the incident and was taken to Scarborough Hospital for treatment.

Traffic Constable Richard Hammond, of Scarborough Roads Policing Group, urged anyone who witnessed the collision to get in touch.

He said: “I believe there were a number of people at the scene who witnessed the collision and they may have information which can help with our enquiries.

“I would urge anyone who was in the area at the time and saw what happened to come forward, if they haven’t already done so.” Call 101 – select option 2 – and ask for Richard Hammond or Scarborough Roads Policing Group, quoting reference 12130016916. Or email richard.hammond@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk