The van driver stopped to help the cyclist and checked on his wellbeing but did not leave any contact details.
The cyclist, a local man in his twenties, went home but later received hospital treatment to his leg.
The incident happened between 7.50am and 8.15am on York Place when the cyclist was heading in the direction of the Empress roundabout the van pulled out of Queen’s Parade and collided with the bike.
Police need the van driver to contact them along with anyone else who witnessed the collision.
Anyone with information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Traffic Constable Stuart Holden. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please quote incident number 12140012813 when passing on information about this incident.