Brecknock Road hit-and-run: 12-year-old cyclist hospitalised

PUBLISHED: 16:24 28 September 2018

Cops are looking for the hit and run motobike driver who injured the 12-year-old. Picture: Met Police

Cops are looking for the hit and run motobike driver who injured the 12-year-old. Picture: Met Police


A 12-year-old cyclist was seriously injured by a hit-and-run collision in Holloway on Saturday.

Cops were called at just after 4pm to reports of a boy being struck by a motorbike on Brecknock Road.

Paramedics rushed the child to hospital. He has since been discharged and is recovering at home.

A Scotland Yard spokesperson said: “The collision occurred as the boy was riding his bicycle across a designated crossing point at the junction with Toriano Avenue. “He was struck by the motorcycle, which failed to stop at the scene – work continues to trace the motorcycle and rider.”

Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision, or the events surrounding the collision, to contact them on 020 7230 1036.

Do you know the victim? Contact Lucas at the newsdesk on 0207 4330121 or

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