Witness Appeal After Cyclist Hurt

Cyclist Hit By Van In Bristol

17.03.2010

Police have appealed for witnesses after a cyclist was hit by a van in Bristol.

The cyclist was in a serious condition in Frenchay Hospital after the collision in Coalpit Heath.

The Evening Post reported that the crash on Monday night involved a silver Mercedes Vito van.

It happened on the A432 Badminton Road, close to the junctions with Southview Crescent and Woodend Road.

Witnesses are asked to contact the road policing unit on 0845 456 7000.

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Jo Darlington from law firm Irwin Mitchell said: "Safety is always at the forefront of road users minds from cyclists to car and van drivers. Daily we deal with clients whose lives are dramatically affected by road traffic accidents and we wish the victims a speedy recovery."