Cyclist suffers ‘serious’ injuries in Christchurch crash

A CYCLIST suffered serious injuries after being hit by a car in Christchurch.

The incident happened at around 8.30am on Saturday (May 4) morning, and involved a red Jaguar and the cyclist in Lymington Road, opposite Sunset Mews.

The cyclist – a man in his 40s – sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment. The Jaguar driver was not injured.

PC Rio Baker, of Dorset Police, said: “An investigation is underway to establish the full circumstances and I would ask members of the public who saw what happened and have not yet spoken to police to please come forward.

“I am also appealing to anyone who may have captured anything of relevance on CCTV or dashcam footage to please come forward.”

Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police via, or by calling 101, quoting incident number 55240066141. They can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously online at, or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.

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