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Second incident in New Forest town in two days leaves cyclist seriously injured

Police say rider struck by driver towing caravan - believe motorist may be unaware of collision

A day after three cyclists were seriously injured in the New Forest following a collision with an Aston Martin car, another has been taken to hospital this afternoon, with serious injuries after bing hit by a car towing a caravan.

The incident, which happened a little after noon, took place in the same town, Brockenhurst, as the one yesterday and was confirmed to local newspaper the Daily Echo by Hampshire Constabulary.

However, police have not yet provided further details and there is no witness appeal on their website to the incident at the time of writing.

According to a tweet from Lymington police, the driver of the car towing the caravan may not be aware of what happened.


Simon joined as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.

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