22/09/2016 Hartlepool

Appeal to Trace Driver Following Collision, Hartlepool

Police are appealing to trace the driver of a white van which failed to stop following a collision with a cyclist in Hartlepool.

The collision happened at around 7.30pm on Monday 19th September at the junction of Sandringham Road and Murray Street.

The 41-year-old cyclist was left lying in the street following the collision, whilst the driver left the scene without stopping. He was taken to hospital following the incident and suffered a cut to the head and grazes.

The van could possibly be a new Ford Transit Connect.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the driver or any witnesses to the collision are asked to contact PC Leslie Thompson on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 171778.