Driver sought after moped hit and run crash

By Dan Santy Thursday 08 November 2012 Updated: 19/12 15:37

A PEOPLE carrier driver hit a moped and kocked its rider over but failed to stop at the scene.

Police are appealing for the driver or any witnesses to come forward after the crash yesterday (Wednesday) at around 8.30am.

A woman was riding the moped along Ashlawn Road when the dark blue people carrier, travelling in the opposite direction, overtook a bicycle.

While performing the manoeuvre, the car clipped the moped's handlebars, knocking it and its rider to the ground.

But the driver failed to stop at the scene of the crash and drove off.

The woman suffered cuts, bruises and whiplash in the accident, and her moped was damaged.

Popular »

1 Murder victim was awaiting sentence

2 J1 gaining five stores but losing bowling alley

3 Pupils praised for GCSE results

4 Woman arrested after body found in town centre

5 Red Dwarf star to open coffee and comic shop

More news »

Fly-tipping and misuse force recycling centre to close

REPEATED misuse of a recycling centre at Rugby's

Property expert Caroline Newman shares knowledge on TV

PROPERTY expert Caroline Newman shares her knowledge with

Domestic abuse: Speaking out is key to beating the bullies

PUT four women together and, statistically, one of

Boost for drivers as prices fall

DRIVERS who have been forced to pay over

Regional news »


Coventry Observer
Sky Blues fans brave long queues for Gillingham tickets

THOUSANDS of Sky Blues fans have been queueing up throughout ...

Solihull Observer
Building work on A45 bridge in the pipeline

BUILDING work to reduce congestion and improve safety on the ...

Leamington Observer
ALS ice bucket challenge to help disabled man

MEMBERS of a Motor Neurone Disease support group are taking ...

Stratford Observer
Samaritans on lookout for more local volunteers

THOUGHTFUL people willing to help others are being sought by ...