Cyclist fined after crashing into pedestrian in Stafford
A cyclist has been fined after crashing into a pedestrian in Stafford town centre.
The 18-year-old was cycling "recklessly" through the town yesterday when he crashed with the person in a pedestrian zone, Staffordshire Police said.
The cyclist was given a community resolution for assault which involved paying £50 compensation and a letter of apology.
A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: "This incident could have been a lot worse.
"If a child or an elderly person had been hit, the injury would have been more serious.
"This is exactly why cycling is not permitted in the town centre."
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