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Appeal after elderly cyclist is knocked unconscious in Glossop

Posted on 9th February 2017

We are appealing for information after an elderly cyclist was knocked off his bike in Glossop.

Between 8.40am and 9am on Monday, February 6, a 79-year-old man was riding his bike towards the traffic lights on Dinting Vale, Glossop, known locally as ‘the plough’.

It is believed that a silver car clipped the cyclist causing him to fall into the road and knocking him unconscious. The cyclist also suffered bruising to his face, back and knee.

The driver failed to stop on the morning and has not reported the collision since.

We are appealing to the several people who went to help the cyclist on Monday, and also anyone who knows of a silver car with damage to the passenger wing mirror to contact us.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact PC Jonathan Owen on 101, quoting occurrence number 17000054492, or by sending him a message here

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