British pro knocked off bike says she was 'verbally abused' by driver who 'just couldn't wait'

Kate Richardson of Lifeplus-Wahoo out of Tour of Britain Women after incident in Yorkshire

Kate Richardson
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Lifeplus-Wahoo’s Kate Richardson is out of the Tour of Britain Women after being knocked off her bike by a hit-and-run driver this week. 

The 21-year-old from Glasgow took to Instagram to share details of the shocking incident which left her with multiple nasty injuries. 

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Tom Thewlis

Tom has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

Since joining the team, he has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the World Championships in Glasgow. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world. 

As well as on the ground reporting, Tom writes race reports from the men's and women's WorldTour and helps with coverage of UK domestic cycling.