Assault and dangerous driving charges for jeweller who knocked London's first cycling commissioner from his bike

The Hatton Garden jeweller faces two charges after the incident involving Andrew Gilligan

Andrew Gilligan speaks at a cycling safety protest

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A 28-year-old man faces two charges having allegedly knocked former cycling czar, Andrew Gilligan, off his bike last year.

Hatton Garden jeweller Chukwudi Uzorh was due to appear before City of London magistrates today - facing charges of assault with a motor vehicle and dangerous driving.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.