Car fractures cyclist's jaw and fails to stop after Hitchin crash

PUBLISHED: 12:37 02 November 2018

Police chase across East Cambs leads to vehicle colliding with lorry on A14.

Police chase across East Cambs leads to vehicle colliding with lorry on A14.

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A cyclist suffered a fractured jaw after a car mounted the pavement and failed to stop in Hitchin early this morning.

The rider, a man in his 30s, was riding along a footpath Old Hale Way at around 6am when he was hit by the car – which then drove off.

PC David Charlton of the Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire Road Policing Unit, said: “We are still working to establish the exact location of the collision in this road and further details about the car and motorist involved.”

The cyclist remains in hospital after the crash.

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting ISR 95 of November 2, or report online at herts.police.uk/Report.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or report online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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