Appeal for witnesses after cyclist is seriously injured in Illston on the Hill
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Detectives from the force’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU) are appealing for dashcam footage and witnesses following an incident in Illston on the Hill yesterday (Sunday 15 August).
At around 4.15pm, a black Mercedes SLK collided with a cyclist in Gaulby Road, Illston on the Hill.
The cyclist – a woman in her 30s – was taken to the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire by air ambulance, where she remains in a critical condition.
The driver of the car – a man in his 50s – was not injured during the collision. No-one has been arrested following the incident.
Detective Sergeant Paul Hawkins, from the SCIU, said: “Our investigation to understand what happened is continuing and I would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or who saw either the cyclist or Mercedes beforehand.
“I am keen to speak to anyone who was travelling between New Road and Gaulby Road shortly after 4pm – particularly any motorists with a dashcam in their vehicle or anyone who stopped at the scene following the collision.
“Anything you’re able to provide, no matter how insignificant you think it is, could help.”
You can pass on information by visiting https://www.leics.police.uk/ro/report/rti/rti-b/report-a-road-traffic-incident/ and quoting reference 21*459378.
Alternatively call 101.