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Appeal as tractor driver ‘fails to stop’ after collision with cyclist near Lowdham

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INJURED: A female cyclist sustained injuries to her face, leg and shoulder following a collision with a tractor

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Appeal as tractor driver ‘fails to stop’ after collision with cyclist near Lowdham

Female cyclist sustained injuries to her face, leg and shoulder as a result of the incident

Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was involved in a collision with a tractor near Lowdham.

The female cyclist sustained injuries to her face, leg and shoulder as a result of the incident which took place on Friday, July 7 at around 12pm on the A6097 between the Lowdham Island and Gunthorpe Bridge.

Police said the tractor did not stop at the scene following the collision

The vehicle is thought to have been towing a heavy field cultivator.

It’s believed the tractor did beep at the cyclist before trying to overtake her.

Police and paramedics attended the scene and the injured woman was taken to the QMC.

A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Police said: “We believe the field cultivator being towed by the tractor was blue.

“If you have any information about this incident or know who the tractor driver might be then please give us a call.”

You can call police on 101, quoting incident number 391 of 7 July 2017

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  1. Wayne

    Jul 11, 2017 at 2:40 pm

    How many farmers/ employers use cultivating equipment in this area? I can assume there aren’t many and of them how many actually own a blue cultivater??

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