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Police say driver "may not have realised" that Lincolnshire cyclist was pushed into railings

“Thankfully cuts and bruises repair and metal is replaceable,” says cyclist’s partner

Lincolnshire Police have launched an investigation after a Boston cyclist was forced into railings by a car. A Facebook post by the cyclist’s partner claims the driver left the scene. Police said the driver “may not have realised” what had happened.

Lincolnshire Live reports that a man was riding along John Adams Way on Tuesday morning when he was involved in a collision with a silver Honda Civic.

His partner wrote: “At about 11.20am this morning a car pushed my husband into railing on his push bike on John Adams Way at Eagles fish shop on the way to Vauxhall bridge coming home for lunch. Thankfully cuts and bruises repair and metal is replaceable.

“The car was a silver Honda Vivic that did not stop. My husband was in the railing with a twisted bike so couldn't get after them to see the registration.

“They never stopped [and] the police have been notified. Please let us or the police know if anything was witnessed.”

A Lincolnshire Police spokesperson said: “We believe a silver Honda Civic car may have been involved in the collision and we would like to speak with the driver who may not have realised this has happened.

“This happened on John Adams Way in Boston. The cyclist received minor injuries. Anyone with any information should call 101, quoting incident number 136 of January 15.”

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  • ShutTheFrontDawes 1 sec ago

    Read the room. You're a moron.

  • ShutTheFrontDawes 8 min 59 sec ago

    Also known as " MY parking space".

  • Jem PT 30 min 49 sec ago

    It's an Audi - "they all do that, sir", and so a warning letter will probably have little effect. Sorry, but I would have sought a NIP....

  • ShutTheFrontDawes 30 min 24 sec ago

    Sure. When someone is close passed, you lot are all "should have been riding further out, should have had a light in daytime, should have had radar...

  • BalladOfStruth 1 hour 31 min ago

    I think it might actually be the least popular behaviour in all of web design.

  • lesterama 1 hour 33 min ago

    Here's some hope for us chunky blokes, even if most of won't consider spending £3.5k on wheels.

  • Rezis 1 hour 34 min ago

    If running it poorly affected their salaries and bonuses (and other accountabilities) maybe they would run it properly......

  • simonmb 1 hour 46 min ago

    Passing a cyclist in the opposite direction warrants at least a nod or a gentle lift of the hand from the bars. But what about overtaking a fellow...

  • Secret_squirrel 3 hours 12 min ago

    Im considering something like this to replace my current storage bottle on my downtube.  It does the job of keeping the tools safe and dry but at...

  • brooksby 12 hours 54 min ago

    The wheelbenders were on the verge again, so since there were no other bikes in sight i locked mine along the back of them....