South West

Taxi driver receives 5 penalty points and fine for careless driving

Incident date: 
Tue, 23 Jul 2013

A professional driver has been fined £210, given 5 penalty points and ordered to pay £35 costs and a £21 victim surcharge for careless driving after he hit a cyclist in his taxi.

The two cyclists killed in A30 Cornwall crash have been named

Incident date: 
Tue, 2 Jul 2013

Two cyclists have died following a collision involving a lorry near Newquay, Cornwall, police said.

Driver sought after cyclist seriously injured in Bournemouth

Incident date: 
Sun, 28 Apr 2013

The 36-year-old female cyclist, Sarah Faulkner, was found on the northbound carriageway of the A338 Wessex Way at about 07:45 BST near the Cooper Dean Roundabout.

Cyclist injured in collision with VW Golf at Stonehouse, Gloucestershire

Incident date: 
Fri, 5 Apr 2013

Medics have taken a 60-year old male cyclist to hospital after he was injured when he was involved in a collision with a silver VW Golf at 07:50 on Friday April 5th.

Driver pleads guilty to causing death of elderly pedestrian by careless driving

Incident date: 
Mon, 18 Mar 2013

Julieta Couch, 63, pleaded guilty to causing death by careless driving when she appeared at Salisbury Magistrates’ Court. The case was adjourned for sentencing.

Cyclist admits dangerous cycling after hitting other cyclist

Incident date: 
Mon, 18 Mar 2013

A thief who knocked a cyclist unconscious when he ploughed into her while he was fleeing police has admitted dangerous cycling but escaped punishment.

Cyclist seriously injured in hit and run in Oxford

Incident date: 
Thu, 7 Mar 2013

A 50-year-old cyclist suffered serious injuries following a hit and run with a car or van.

23 year old killed during annual road race in Gloucestershire

Incident date: 
Sun, 3 Mar 2013

Junior Heffernan, known as ‘The Heff’, was killed on Sunday 3rd March after hitting a car in the 41st Severn Bridge Road Race near Olveston.

Cyclist left with potentially life-threatening injuries after collision in Westonbirt

Incident date: 
Mon, 25 Feb 2013

Police are appealing for information after a 63 year old man was seriously injured after he came off his bicycle in Westonbirt.

Cyclist injured in crash at Churston

Incident date: 
Fri, 22 Feb 2013

A cyclist was injured in a crash with a car driver at Windy Corner.

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