Over 1,000 London cyclists hurt in hit-and-run incidents in 2014

Last year saw the tenth consecutive year-on-year increase in the number of cycling injuries on London's roads, with 1,014 hurt in hit and run accidents

Almost a fifth of cyclists injured on London's roads last year were involved in hit-and-run incidents, with two riders dying of their injuries, according to figures released today.

The number hit-and-run incidents was up 13 per cent to 1,014 in 2014, with a 16 per cent increase of pedestrians injured in similar incidents.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1