2008

Cyclist and bus collide on A24 from Buck Barn to Southwater

Incident date: 
Thu, 2 Jan 2014

A cyclist and a bus collided on the A24 between Buck Barn and Southwater shortly after 1:30am on Thursday January 2.

The cyclist was airlifted to King’s College Hospital in London with life-threatening injuries.

Jury returns verdict of 'not proven' in cyclists' death

Incident date: 
Sat, 30 Aug 2008

A motorist was found “not proven” of charges of dangerous driving after killing one cyclists and seriously injuring another in a crash on the island of Arran. Parts of the police report that concluded that the cyclists had done nothing wrong were not shown to the jury.

Anthony Maynard killed near Henley - no prosecution of van driver

Incident date: 
Thu, 3 Jul 2008

Anthony Maynard was killed while on a training ride with a friend on the A4130 in July 2008.

Conservative MP pleads guilty to careless driving

Incident date: 
Thu, 3 Apr 2008

Simon Burns, a Tory Whip and MP for West Chelmsford, collided with Army Major Stuart Lane as he attempted to pull into Parliament Square in his Land Rover on the evening of April 3 last year on the way to pick up his son for a holiday.

Half-blind motorist, 87, escapes punishment after fatally injuring woman on scooter

Incident date: 
Sat, 6 Dec 2008

An 87-year-old motorist with appalling eyesight who fatally injured a disabled woman while she was riding a mobility scooter has escaped serious punishment.

Relatives' anger at killer driver’s soft sentence - death of Trevor Bird in Tadley, Hants

Incident date: 
Sat, 15 Nov 2008

Relatives of a grandad mown down in a hit and run have hit out at the sentence handed to his killer.

Young driver showing off

Incident date: 
Mon, 22 Sep 2008

This case concerns a 19-year-old who had just passed his driving test, who was “flooring it” to show off, and who killed a woman who had just celebrated her 21st birthday.

Cyclist left paraplegic after hit and run calls for safer roads (March 2008)

Cyclist Graham Andrews was left wheelchair-bound after being rear-ended by a hit-and-run driver in Rustington, West Sussex in March 2008, reports the Littlehampton Gazette.

York Racecourse charged over death of cyclist Ruby Milnes (May 2008)

York Racecourse is to be prosecuted over the death of a young cyclist on a cycle track behind the course.

Liverpool businessman pleads guilty to 'causing death by careless driving' of top Irish cyclist, David McCall (August 2008)

28 year-old Michael Croome hit veteran ex-professional cyclist David McCall when rushing to catch a plane.

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