Appeal for information after cyclist hurt in Flanchford Road, Leigh

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Police want to find out more about an incident in Flanchford Road, Leigh, that led to a cyclist being taken to hospital by air ambulance on Tuesday afternoon (5 March 2019).

Officers were called to the road around 3.30pm following reports that the male cyclist had suffered serious injuries.

He was cycling on a yellow Cobra racing bike, and is described as white and in his 60s.

Sergeant Kellie Harris, of the Roads Policing Unit, said on Tuesday:

“We are keen to establish the circumstances that led to the man receiving serious injuries. He has been taken to St George’s Hospital by air ambulance, and his next of kin has been informed.

If you were in the area, please contact us with any information that may help us piece together what happened.

If you were driving near Flanchford Road around the time the incident took place, please can you check for any dash cam footage.”

Anyone who can help is asked to call 101 immediately, quoting crime reference number PR/P19051477 or tell Surrey Police online via an online webpage.

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, or online.



Surrey Police