Cyclist critical after De Havilland Way crash

The Bolton News: Police appeal over collision which left cyclist in 'critical' condition Police appeal over collision which left cyclist in 'critical' condition

A CYCLIST is in a critical condition after a crash that left him with a broken neck and fractured skull.

Police have now issued an appeal for information about the accident, which happened when the 59-year-old man was hit by with a blue Peugeot 208 in De Havilland Way near Tesco in Horwich yesterday at 5.50am.

He was about to turn right into Lostock Lane when the accident happened.

The cyclist was taken to Salford Royal Hospital where he is still in a critical condition.

The driver of the car, a 22-year-old man, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of dangerous driving and has been bailed until September 18 while police investigate.

Anyone with information can call police on 0161 856 6742.

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10:23am Thu 17 Jul 14

mickbolton90 says...

Hope the cyclist is okay. I'm wondering weather the the driver is the same driver who drove very close to me with his mates in the car all shouting out the window. It was same description of car around the same area.
Hope the cyclist is okay. I'm wondering weather the the driver is the same driver who drove very close to me with his mates in the car all shouting out the window. It was same description of car around the same area. mickbolton90
  • Score: 11

6:42pm Thu 17 Jul 14

swager123 says...

mickbolton90 wrote:
Hope the cyclist is okay. I'm wondering weather the the driver is the same driver who drove very close to me with his mates in the car all shouting out the window. It was same description of car around the same area.
was it round about the same time as the accident then ??
[quote][p][bold]mickbolton90[/bold] wrote: Hope the cyclist is okay. I'm wondering weather the the driver is the same driver who drove very close to me with his mates in the car all shouting out the window. It was same description of car around the same area.[/p][/quote]was it round about the same time as the accident then ?? swager123
  • Score: 1

9:21pm Thu 17 Jul 14

mickbolton90 says...

swager123 wrote:
mickbolton90 wrote:
Hope the cyclist is okay. I'm wondering weather the the driver is the same driver who drove very close to me with his mates in the car all shouting out the window. It was same description of car around the same area.
was it round about the same time as the accident then ??
No it was in the evening. That's why I said wondered not said it was.
[quote][p][bold]swager123[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mickbolton90[/bold] wrote: Hope the cyclist is okay. I'm wondering weather the the driver is the same driver who drove very close to me with his mates in the car all shouting out the window. It was same description of car around the same area.[/p][/quote]was it round about the same time as the accident then ??[/p][/quote]No it was in the evening. That's why I said wondered not said it was. mickbolton90
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