Cyclist left with two broken wrists after alleged hit-and-run involving an off-road motorbike in Ferry Street, Jarrow

A cyclist was left with two broken wrists after an alleged a hit-and-run involving an off-road motorbike.

Monday, 14th June 2021, 3:32 pm
Updated Monday, 14th June 2021, 3:39 pm
The alleged incident happened in Ferry Street, Jarrow
The alleged incident happened in Ferry Street, Jarrow

The man, in his 40s, was taken to hospital after the collision in Ferry Street, Jarrow, on Sunday, June 13.

Police are now appealing for witnesses after the rider of the motorbike allegedly left the area after the incident.

A spokesman for Northumbria Police said: “Shortly after 1.30pm yesterday we received a report of a collision involving the rider of an off-road motorcycle and a cyclist on Ferry Street, Jarrow.

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“It was reported that the rider of an off-road motorcycle had been in collision with a male pedestrian in his 40s who was on a pedal cycle.

“The cyclist suffered two fractured wrists and was taken to hospital as a result.

“Officers attended but the rider of the motorcycle had already left the scene.

“Enquiries are ongoing to trace those involved.”

Anyone with information can call 101 or visit the ‘Tell Us Something’ page of the Northumbria Police website and quote log 556 130621.

Alternatively, CrimeStoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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