A HEAVILY pregnant cyclist has been seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle in a suspected hit-and run in Leicester, England.
As reported by the police, the woman was hit by a white van on Aylestone Road just after 9.30pm on Monday, December 2. The driver of the vehicle fled from the scene after the collision.
The woman has been taken by ambulance to the Leicester Royal Infirmary for treatment where she is being treated for her injuries.
In a statement from Detective Sergeant Paul Hawkin he said:
“This is a serious collision which has left a heavily pregnant woman in hospital with serious injuries and in which the driver involved has failed to stop.
“We are extremely concerned for the woman who has been injured and are carrying out full enquiries at the scene and speaking to a number of witnesses to establish the full circumstances.
“We urge anyone who has any information in relation to this incident and who has not spoken with us to make contact. If you have any CCTV or dashcam footage from the scene of the incident or of a white van in the area at the time, you should also get in touch.”
Anyone with information from the UK are asked to phone 101 and quote incident 630/2December.