Brian Robinson given £15,000 compensation after car collision

First Briton to finish the Tour de France receives payout after being knocked off his bike in West Yorkshire

Brian Robinson, by Chris Auld

Brian Robinson has received £15,000 in compensation for the injuries and bike damage which he suffered in a collision with a car last July.

The Yorkshireman, who became the first Briton to win a Tour de France stage with victory in stage seven to Brest in 1958, was knocked off his bike while out riding in Thornhill Lees.

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