Cyclist and van involved in collision in Cottam

Posted on - 23rd June, 2017 - 11:47am | Author - | Posted in - Cottam, Crime, Ingol, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Cottam Way where it meets Canberra Lane Pic: Google
Cottam Way where it meets Canberra Lane Pic: Google

An incident between a van and a cyclist in Preston has triggered a police appeal.


During Friday 5 May a collision took place between a red Transit van and a cyclist.

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The incident at around 10.20am closed Cottam Way close to the junction with Canberra Lane.

The cyclist, a 34-year-old from Preston, suffered minor injuries. The van driver, 26 and also from Preston, was not hurt.

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PC Mark Potter, of Lancashire Police, said: “While this collision was some time ago, we still want to establish exactly what happened.

“Despite following a number of enquiries, we have yet to discover what led to the collision.

“We are appealing to anyone who saw what happened, or saw either the van or cyclist in the area before the incident, to contact us.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 0376 of May 5.

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