Everything tagged with crash

Blog post: UPDATED: Police search for hit and run killer of 17 year old cyclist in Deptford

People in Deptford have been shocked by the hit-and-run killing of a popular 17-year-old cyclist, known locally as 'TJ'. A silver Audi hit the cyclist on Deptford Church Street, near the junction with Bronze Street at around 5pm on Friday 23 Marc...

Blog post: Vauxhall cyclist crash shows dangers of articulated lorries to vulnerable road users

Sadly, this week a cycle courier suffered what are believed to be serious leg injuries after being hit by an articulated lorry at Vauxhall Cross one-way system. There are few details of how the Vauxhall crash happened, but the dangers of articul...

Blog post: Lucky escape for female cyclist dragged under lorry at Blackfriars junction

Yesterday, a person with the Twitter handle @Pumpkii reported seeing a female cyclist being dragged under a lorry at Blackfriars junction, and somehow escaping unharmed. The crash took place on New Bridge Street, on the southbound approach to the...

Blog post: Blackfriars casualty calls for safer junction and a permanent 20mph limit

Dr Clare Gerada is an eminent doctor, chair of Council at the Royal College of General Practitioners, the body that represents tens of thousands of GPs all over the UK. She's also a practising GP in Kennington, south London. Last Wednesda...

Discussion: Witnesses needed Old st 10-5-2011

Three weeks ago now, one of our members was hit by a motocycle on Old st. roundabout at about 5.30 pm, Tuesday 10th May. The biker didn't stop so he needs witnesses - can anyone help?

Blog post: Roadpeace conference: Improving the post-crash response in London

With the support of LCC, CTC and Living Streets, Roadpeace is organising a conference on 22 September 2010 to highlight developments in the investigation and prosecution of casualty collisions. LCC is encouraging members and other London cyclis...