Cyclist fined after crashing into pedestrian in Stafford

By Jordan Reynolds | Stafford | Crime | Published:

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."

Jordan Reynolds

By Jordan Reynolds
Reporter - @jreynolds_star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star.

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