Appeal after boy knocked from bike in Thirsk

19 November 2012

PoliceThirsk police are appealing for witnesses after a boy was knocked off his bike.

The boy, aged 11, was cycling along Sand Hutton Lane between Carlton Miniott and Sand Hutton at around 4.55pm on Sunday 18 November 2012 when his rear wheel was hit by a red Toyota pick-up.

The impact threw the boy onto the grass verge at the side of the road. He was taken to James Cook Hospital for treatment to minor injuries.

Officers are appealing to anyone with information about the collision to come forward.

Traffic Constable Des Mooney, of Thirsk Road Policing Group, said:

I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision or saw a red Toyota pick-up travelling along Sand Hutton Lane on Sunday afternoon to get in touch.

Anyone who can help officers with their enquiries is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for Des Mooney or Thirsk Road Policing Group.

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number 12120195047 when passing information about this incident.


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