Cyclist knocked off his bike by car in Daventry

A MAN has been knocked off his bike by a passing car in Daventry yesterday (Sunday).

He rode alone Welton Road, going towards Welton Lane at around 8am when he approached the mini-roundabout. The vehicle, a dark coloured Volkswagen with a Polish registration plate, overtook the cyclist and knocked him over.

The cyclist received cuts and bruises with the motorist failing to stop.

Witnesses can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.