Female cyclist suffers 'serious head injuries' after HIT-AND-RUN incident near Tring

A cyclist in her 60s suffered 'serious head injuries' after she was STRUCK by a hit-and-run driver near Tring.

It happened at around 4.40pm on Friday in Halton Airfield Road, between Western Turville and RAF Halton.

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The cyclist was rushed to Stoke Mandeville Hospital with serious head injuries. She is now in a serious but stable condition.

Police say the driver of the vehicle "did not stop" following the collision but the passenger side wing mirror was damaged.

PC Tom Smith of the Roads Policing Unit in Buckinghamshire, said: “I am appealing for any witnesses of this collision to come forward.

“This happened on an unnamed road but other motorists in the area at the time may have seen this incident happen.

“Anyone with dash-cam is also asked to check the footage for anything of note that could help with this investigation.

“If you think you could be the driver, please contact Thames Valley Police.

“The non-emergency number is 101 or if you have details you think could help, please use the online form, quoting the reference number 43200019294.

“You can also make a report anonymously, by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

Residents took to social media to slam the hit-and-run driver.

One said: "Oh my goodness this is awful. Hope the driver is caught fast and brought to justice."

"Absolutely disgusting that someone can knock a lady off her bike and just drive off, I hope whoever did it is caught and punished appropriately," another added.