A Cycling & bikes forum. CycleBanter.com

Go Back   Home » CycleBanter.com forum » Regional Cycling » UK
Site Map Home Register Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

Cyclist hits granny in pavement crash in Brighton



 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1  
Old January 22nd 09, 09:21 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
[email protected]
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 139
Default Cyclist hits granny in pavement crash in Brighton

A grandmother suffered broken bones and a bloody face after she was
hit by a cyclist riding on the pavement.

Amanda Sewell, 64, suffered shattered bones in her hand and a black
eye when a teenager on a mountain bike ploughed into her.

The incident happened on Monday at about 3.30pm in Marine Parade,
Brighton.

Mrs Sewell, a grandmother of one, said: "I was crossing the pavement,
almost at the railings overlooking the beach, when he hit me.

"I was knocked to the ground and had blood pouring from my mouth.

"It was dazzling sunlight and I can only think he didn't see me. He
was about 19 years old.

"He stopped but then told me it was my fault and I shouldn t have been
there. I was so angry.

"I told him I had every right to be there because it was a pavement
for pedestrians and told him he must be much more careful in future
because he could hit a child, but he just cycled off."

Mrs Sewell, from Kemp Town, went to the Royal Sussex County Hospital
in Brighton and was treated for her injuries.





http://www.theargus.co.uk/news/40640...avement_crash/


judith

--

Cyclists have been known to ride on the pavement and this occasionally
brings them into conflict with pedestrians. This conflict has been
known to cause injury and even, in very rare cases, death. (Guy
Chapman)





 




Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pavement cyclist killed Tony Raven UK 1 November 4th 06 07:07 PM
Pavement cyclist Colin Blackburn UK 39 September 12th 05 03:43 PM
Tyler hits the pavement one last time [email protected] Racing 0 April 19th 05 12:02 AM
"Pavement cyclist is first to be fined" Pete Bentley UK 19 January 24th 05 01:59 AM
Pavement cyclist falls off. Peter B UK 3 November 24th 03 05:10 PM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 04:46 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©2004-2022 CycleBanter.com.
The comments are property of their posters.