Derbyshire driver prosecuted after hitting bike and injuring cyclist during dangerous overtake

Police have said that a driver will be prosecuted after a collision with a cyclist in Derbyshire.

Friday, 8th April 2022, 9:09 am

At around 2.40pm on Thursday, April 7, the Bakewell Safer Neighbourhood Team reported that they were attending an incident on Sheffield Road near Hathersage.

They found that a car had driven too close to a cyclist while overtaking, hitting the handlebars of their bike.

This caused the cyclist to fall off, and they sustained injuries as a result of the collision.

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The driver will be prosecuted following the incident.

Officers reported that the driver would be prosecuted for driving without due care and attention.