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'HIT AND RUN': Police seek driver after cyclist allegedly struck by car

Thursday 30th July 2020

POLICE are investigating a hit and run incident this morning near Maidstone.

The collision between a car and a male cyclist in Madginford Rd, Bearsted, happened at around 6.30am.

The driver allegedly left the scene before police arrived.

The injured man was rushed to hospital by ambulance.


Police sealed off the road in both directions (pictured).

A statement said: "Kent Police was called at 6.30am on Thursday 30 July 2020 regarding a collision involving a car and a cyclist in Madginford Road, Bearsted.

"Officers attended the scene where the vehicle had left prior to their arrival. The cyclist was treated for injuries by South East Coast Ambulance Service and he was conveyed to a local hospital for further medical attention.

"Enquiries are ongoing to identify the driver of the vehicle and officers are appealing for anybody who witnessed the incident, or any motorists with dashcam who were in the area at the time, to call Kent Police on 01622 604100, quoting reference 30-0205."