A jury at Gloucester Crown Court today cleared Daniel Mansell of dangerous driving and attempted grievous bodily harm after an incident last November involving Stephen Barnes, who was cycling in a group of six to eight riders.
The cyclist killed on Knockmore Road in Lisburn, Co Antrim has been named as Mohamed Mahfouz Balid, 47.
Magistrates this week cleared a taxi driver of two charges (of failing to stop at the scene of and report an accident) after he collided with Robert Worrall and his bicycle on 9 November 2014.
The trial of Andrew Blyth concluded today with the jury taking an hour to return a not guilty verdict in respect of the charge of causing death by careless driving.
A driver has today been acquitted of dangerous driving following a close and fast pass of a cyclist in Hounslow.
For the second time in under three weeks there has been a serious injury collision on Wrexham Industrial Estate.
Perth and Kinross council has adopted a policy of not filling potholes unless they are at least 60mm deep, an increase of 50% over its former threshold.
It has been confirmed that the cyclist found shortly after midnight on Sunday in Andover has passed away in hospital. Brian Tozer, 46, was a chef from Andover. A 28 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving, a charge which now looks set to change to causing death by dangerous driving.
A man who lost control of his car and drove into a tree near Arbroath has been allowed to keep his licence. George Simpson was over four times the legal limit when he was found asleep at the wheel of his crashed car by police officers.
A 52 year old male cyclist was found in the road last night in Weybridge. Police received reports at around 8pm, and do not currently believe any other vehicles were involved.
A 46 year old man was killed this morning while cycling in Llansoy, Monmouthshire. No further details are available at this stage.
A 47 year old man was killed in a collision in Wakefield this morning. The driver involved is assisting with enquiries, and police are appealing for witnesses.
During the trial of Kiaran Giri (who admitted causing death by careless driving, but was acquitted by a jury of causing death by dangerous driving), Judge Huw Thomas QC remarked that, in turning off the street lighting on the road, Swansea Council “didn’t just cut costs, they cut public safety”—reported by the South Wales Evening post as “Judge highlights safety importance of street lights following road death”.
Giri was driving at an estimated 44mph in a 30 limit when he struck and killed Jayne Parker.
A man was killed yesterday in a collision on the B4452 near Harbury in Warwickshire, involving “a small 4×4”, the driver of which is reported as being male and uninjured. No further information is currently available.
More details will be added on the incident page as they become available.
Alan Warwick today pleaded guilty to causing death by careless driving, admitting causing the death of Claire Hitier-Abadie in Victoria, London, on 19 February 2015. He will be sentenced in April.
Nonetheless, ITV continue to report the incident as “an accident [in which] Claire Hitier-Abadie…collided with the construction vehicle”.