Police appeal after hit and run incident in Lancaster

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A cyclist was injured in a hit and run with a van. Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision which took place at 2pm on Thursday, February 13, on the pedestrian crossing on Cable Street at the junction with Water Street.

The cyclist was using the crossing when a Citroen white Berlingo collided with him and failed to stop at the scene. The cyclist, a 26 -year-old local man, attended Royal Lancaster Infirmary suffering from a minor shoulder injury but was not detained.

PC Kevin Illingworth from the Road Policing Unit said: “An investigation is underway into the circumstances of exactly what happened but I would appeal to anybody that witnessed this collision or for the driver of the van involved to contact police on 101.” The registration of the Citroen is PE11 MTF.