Cyclist taken to hospital after car leaves road in Richmond Park

  Posted: 18.02.21 at 10:33 by Sam Petherick

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A cyclist suffered facial injuries after a collision in which a car crashed through barriers in Richmond Park.

The driver had minor hand injuries, Royal Parks Police said.

It happened around 9am near the entrance to the park at Ham.

"Officers attended a collision between a car and a cyclist this morning near to Ham Gate in Richmond Park resulting in the car leaving the road," the force said.

"The cyclist has facial injuries and has been taken to hospital. Injuries not life threatening.

"When driving, you must be able to stop in the distance you can see to be clear.

The car was severely damaged

"The driver had minor hand injuries. Wishing all a speedy recovery."

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