Motorist drives 60 metres with cyclist on bonnet before crashing into garden

Driver faces two charges over incident

Greater Manchester Police shared the photo of the crashed car, with red arrow showing where the cyclist was allegedly hit

(Image credit: GMP Traffic/Twitter)

A motorist in Manchester has been charged with driving without due care and attention after allegedly driving for 60 metres with a cyclist on their bonnet, and only coming to a stop after crashing into a garden.

A photo posted on Twitter by the Greater Manchester Police's traffic division shows a silver BMW which has crashed through a hedge into someone's front garden on Meadowgate Road in Salford, with police saying that the driver had travelled down the road for 60 metres with a cyclist on the bonnet before coming to a halt.

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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.