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Help sought to identify injured cyclist

February 14, 2013, 4:41 pm

We are seeking the public’s help to identify a cyclist who has been seriously injured after falling from his bike.

The incident happened yesterday morning  (Wednesday February 13) when the man was riding his red coloured Apollo CX10 mountain bike on the inbound side of the Portway (just about under the Avonmouth Bridge.

It appears he fell from his bike and was injured. He was taken to Frenchay Hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.

Extensive investigations have so far been able to confirm the identity of the man, who was not carrying any identification with him.

He is described as a white man, about 6ft tall of large build.  in his late 40’s to early 50’s, with receding hair. He has a tattoo of a dagger through a white rose on his left forearm.

At the time of the incident he was wearing a high visibility jacket, a blue Crane-type cycling jacket/jersey, black tracksuit bottoms and black training shoes. He had with him gloves, hat, safety glasses and a loaf of bread.

We know that he went to the bakery on Shirehampton High Street prior to coming off his bike.

We would like anyone recognising the cyclist to contact the road policing unit at Almondsbury on the force number 101 or on-line using the following link

For more information about traffic incidents in the area visit the traffic information page on the Avon and Somerset police website.

101 – The police non-emergency number

101 is the number to call when you want to contact your local police in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland – when it’s less urgent than a 999 call.
Find out more information about 101 by following this link.


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