Appeal after woman’s car collides with bike

Police appeal for witnesses
Police appeal for witnesses

POLICE in Scarborough are trying to trace an elderly woman whose car collided with a cyclist.

The driver failed to stop following a collision, in which the female cyclist was knocked off the bike.

The incident occurred at approximately noon on Sunday as the cyclist was riding along Pinewood Drive.

The cyclist was knocked off the bike by a car pulling out of a drive which clipped the rear wheel of the bike.

The vehicle officers want to trace is blue and may be a Rover 200, or a similar type of car.

They say a woman, described as elderly, was behind the wheel.

As a result of the collision, the 21-year-old cyclist suffered a leg injury.

She was taken to the Accident and Emergency Unit at Scarborough Hospital where she was treated before being released.

Police Constable Gemma Tate, of Scarborough Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: “I am appealing for the driver of the car to come forward as I need to speak to them.

“It is possible that they are unaware that the collision has occurred.

“I would also like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or can help identify the car’s driver and ask that they contact me as soon as possible.”

If you can assist with this inquiry please contact PC Tate at Scarborough Police Station on 0845 6060247 quoting reference number 12110025416.