Stoke Newington ‘hit and run’: Cyclist, 29, left with ‘life-changing’ injuries after ‘bus crash’

Police are appealing for information about the collision. Picture: Nick Ansell/PA Archive

Police are appealing for information about the collision. Picture: Nick Ansell/PA Archive - Credit: PA Archive/PA Images

A 29-year-old cyclist is in hospital with “life-changing” injuries after a suspected hit and run involving a bus in Stoke Newington Church Street.

The woman was found injured in the street at about 4.20pm yesterday. Witnesses said they believed she had been hit by a bus that failed to stop.

Transport for London was not immediately able to confirm whether or not any of its buses had been involved in a collision last night.

A police spokesman said: “Roads and transport policing command officers are appealing for witnesses to serious collision in Stoke Newington that left a cyclist with a serious injury.

“Police were called about 4.20pm on Wednesday by London Ambulance Service to a suspected collision in Stoke Newington Church Street.

“Officers attended and found a 29-year-old woman injured. She was taken to hospital; her injury is described life changing.”

Any witnesses or anyone with any information are asked to call 020 8597 4874.