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Member Stories - Vehicle collides with rear of the bike

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British Cycling member Ray has successfully recovered damages in relation to a road traffic accident, which occurred on 15 August 2011, as he was cycling along A20 Sidcup bypass.

As Ray was travelling on his bicycle along the A20 Sidcup bypass the Defendant drove into a collision with the rear of Ray’s bicycle.

As a result of the impact Ray was thrown from his bicycle and sustained personal injury, damage to his bicycle and other consequential losses.

Liability for the accident was admitted by the Defendant. Ray received compensation for his personal injury and the damage to his bicycle.

Ray, was represented by Sarah Birch in Leigh Day and Co’s Cycling and Sports Injuries Team and his claim was supported and funded by British Cycling.