Cyclist, 84, seriously injured in potential hit-and-run in Chichester

The junction on Sherbourne Road and Oliver Whitby Road. Picture via Google Streetview
The junction on Sherbourne Road and Oliver Whitby Road. Picture via Google Streetview

Police are appealing for witnesses following a potential hit-and-run in Chichester on Friday (August 23).

The incident took place at about 4.10pm on Friday at the junction of Sherbourne Road, and Oliver Whitby Road.

The cyclist, an 84-year local man, was taken by ambulance to St Richards Hospital, Chichester, with a serious head injury. He is currently in a stable condition, police have said.

A spokesman for Sussex Police said: "We are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision between a car and a pedal cycle in Chichester.

"It is believed that the car involved did not stop at the scene.

"Anyone who saw what happened or who has relevant dash-cam or closed circuit television (CCTV) images is asked to contact Sussex Police online, by emailing collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or by phoning 101, quoting Operation Dartmoor.