13-year-old cyclist suffers broken back and pelvis in crash with car as driver fails to stop

Police later arrest 22-year-old man in relation to the incident

Police tape (Getty)

A 13-year-old cyclist has suffered a broken pelvis and a fractured vertebrae after a collision with a car in Lancashire, the driver then making off from the scene.

Declan Brewer was riding near his home in Leyland when he was hit by a silver BMW, with witnesses saying that they saw his bike being flung into the air.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.