A woman who opened her car door without looking, causing a cyclist to fall off his bike and suffer fatal head injuries, has been banned for driving for six months and fined £305.
Robert Hamilton, aged in his 70s, was riding along Linaker Street in Southport in January this year when mum-of-one Joanne Jackson, 44, opened the drivers door of her Toyota Avensis into the road, killing him.
A motorist from Surrey who was alleged to have opened his car door in the path of a cyclist without looking, causing him to be killed under the wheels of a bus behind him, has been acquitted of manslaughter at the Old Bailey, reports the BBC.
The victim, 25-year-old Sam Harding, had been due to move in with his girlfriend on the day he died in August last year in the incident on Holloway Road, north London.
A motorist has gone on trial at the Old Bailey, charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of a cyclist on London’s Holloway Road last year. The prosecution says the driver opened his car door without looking, and that tinting applied to the vehicle's windows just weeks before the fatal incident had reduced visibility to 17 per cent of what it should have been.
The victim, Sam Harding, had been due to move in with his girlfriend the day he was killed, and had been cycling to her flat at the time of the fatal incident.
A 32-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death on London's Holloway Road of cyclist Sam Harding last August, the Metropolitan Police has confirmed.
A Doncaster man has been jailed for four years and nine months for the manslaughter of former Great Britain cyclist Ray Eden, who was working for Planet-X at the time of his death.
Five men have been convicted at the Old Bailey in London of manslaughter and causing the death by dangerous driving of a cyclist who unwittingly got caught up in a feud between them that resulted in a high-speed car chase through a London suburb.
The Old Bailey has heard how a London cyclist was killed just yards from his home after being hit by a car traveling at up to twice the speed limit whose driver was involved in a dispute over the price of a rottweiler with occupants of a second vehicle involved in the incident.