Police renew appeal to trace driver after Sheffield crash with cyclist

South Yorkshire Police has renewed its appeal for the driver of a vehicle believed to be involved in a collision with a cyclist last September in Sheffield to come forward.

Saturday, 5th December 2020, 6:54 pm

On Saturday, September 26, officers were travelling along Prince of Wales Road when they found the injured cyclist lying on the path, underneath the railway bridge, at 8:30pm.

It was understood the 55-year-old man had been cycling towards Darnall when he was possibly involved in a collision with a dark-coloured 4x4 vehicle.

He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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Police officers are searching for a motorist wanted over a collision with a cyclist in Sheffield

In their latest statement, the police said the search for the vehicle continues.

They also republished the CCTV footage of the vehicle the police want to trace as they believe the driver and occupants of the vehicle could hold vital information into the incident.

"Officers now wish to trace the occupants of a black people-carrier type vehicle, which was seen on CCTV travelling along Prince of Wales Road towards Darnall shortly before the incident,” the statement said.

Lead Investigating Officer, Acting Police Sergeant Martyn Mickelthwaite said the police are aware that the vehicle in the CCTV was driving behind the cyclist moments before the incident occurred.

Officers were travelling along Prince of Wales Road when they found the injured cyclist lying on the path underneath the railway bridge

“We know that the vehicle in the CCTV released was driving behind the cyclist as he headed down Prince of Wales Road.

“We believe the driver may have information that can help us with our enquiries and piece together into how the man became injured.

“If you can help please call 101 or email footage to [email protected] quoting incident number 922 of 26 September 2020.”