Cyclist Knocked Unconscious In Bournemouth

Police are trying to track down a car after a cyclist was knocked unconscious in Bournemouth.

They've released a picture of a possible witness they'd like to speak to.

Officers received a report that a 19-year-old Bournemouth woman had come off her bicycle along Coach House Place in Bournemouth, heading toward the train station, at around 6.10pm on Thursday 8 November 2012.

She cyclist was knocked unconscious and suffered facial and head injuries.

Police Constable Dan Cullen, of Bournemouth police, said: ''It is not clear what exactly happened but a vehicle may have been involved.

A vehicle, believed to be a blue five door saloon car, stopped at the scene.

I am now able to release a CCTV image of the driver of this car. I would like to stress that he is a potential witness and I would
urge him to come forward as I believe he may have vital information about the incident.

Two further men assisted the injured cyclist in the road before emergency services attended. I would also like to talk to these two men to find out whether they witnessed what exactly happened.

I am appealing for any witnesses and anyone with information about the incident to contact Dorset Police as soon as

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police on 101 quoting incident number 08:400. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.