Police appeal for witnesses after van collides with cyclist

Police were called to Boradway, in Oldmixon after a van collided with a cyclist. Picture: Google/ B

Police were called to Boradway, in Oldmixon after a van collided with a cyclist. Picture: Google/ Be Funky - Credit: Archant

Police are appealing for witnesses after a van failed to stop after colliding with a cyclist in Weston this afternoon (Thursday).

The incident happened at about 2.30pm in Broadway, on the Oldmixon estate between Tesco Express and the Atlantic Fish Bar.

A white unmarked transit-style van collided with a cyclist, stopped briefly and then left the area.

The cyclist, believed to be a man in his 20s, was taken to Weston General Hospital as a precaution.

An Avon and Somerset Constabulary spokesman said: 'We're appealing for witnesses to the collision and would particularly to hear from anyone who may have mobile phone or dashcam footage of the incident.

'If you can help please contact us, quoting call card number 0607 of March 12.'