'Dangerous' cyclist fined after crash that broke his arm

Thomas Thompson broke his arm when he crashed into a taxi while cycling the wrong way down a one-way street in Carlisle

English Street in Carlisle, where the incident occurred

It went from bad to worse for the cyclist who broke his arm after hitting a taxi while cycling the wrong way down a one-way street, when he was ordered to pay a £165 court bill.

Thomas Thompson, from Carlisle, pleaded guilty to the charge of dangerous cycling for the incident that occurred on July 22, 2014.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.