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Hit-and-run driver smashes into female cyclist in her 50s and leaves her lying in the road

Hit-and-run driver smashes into female cyclist in her 50s and leaves her lying in the road as they speed off

  • Police released CCTV footage of collision on November 25 in Speedwell, Bristol
  • Woman knocked off bike and left with injuries that required hospital treatment
  • Motorist turned around and drove past injured cyclist who was sprawled on floor 
  • Avon and Somerset Police said in a statement they are ‘keen’ to identify driver

This is the shocking moment a hit-and-run driver smashes into a female cyclist in her 50s and leaves her lying in the road before speeding off. 

Police have released CCTV footage of the collision between the driver and cyclist on November 25 in Speedwell, Bristol.

The woman was knocked off her bike on Kingsmead Road, leaving her with injuries that required hospital treatment. She has since been discharged.

The driver of the car, a light coloured Peugeot 206 or 207 CC, carried on before turning around and driving past the injured cyclist who was sprawled on the floor.

The moment of the collision on November 25 in Speedwell, Bristol

CCTV footage shows the driver and the female cyclist in her 50s just before the collision (left) and at the time of the crash (right) on November 25 in Speedwell, Bristol

A video shows the cyclist crashing into the car from the side after the motorist crosses over the junction.

The woman is seen thrown to the floor and slightly moving while curled up near a pavement towards the end of the clip.

Avon and Somerset Police said in a statement: ‘We’re investigating a collision between a car and a cyclist in Speedwell in which the driver of the car failed to stop.

‘The collision happened at around 8.15pm on Wednesday 25 November on Kingsmead Road.

The cyclist in her 50s pictured as she is thrown from her bike

She was left with injuries that required hospital treatment and has since been discharged

The cyclist in her 50s pictured as she is thrown from her bike (left) and onto the floor (right). She was left with injuries that required hospital treatment and has since been discharged

The woman seen curled up near the pavement. The driver of the car, a light coloured Peugeot 206 or 207 CC, carried on before turning around and driving past the injured cyclist

The woman seen curled up near the pavement. The driver of the car, a light coloured Peugeot 206 or 207 CC, carried on before turning around and driving past the injured cyclist

‘The cyclist, a woman in her 50s, was knocked off her bicycle, leaving her with injuries that required hospital treatment. She has since been discharged.

‘Following the collision the driver of the vehicle – believed to be a light coloured Peugeot 206 or 207 CC – continued across the junction into Kingsmead Walk before turning around, driving around the cyclist and leaving the scene in the direction of Meadow Vale Road.

‘We’re releasing CCTV footage of the incident and are keen to identify the driver involved.

‘If you recognise the car or have any information that could help police with their investigation, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference 5220266271.’

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