Police hunting crash clues bid to trace 'Webster' tipper truck

Published: 13 Apr 2012 17:11

A TIPPER truck driver could hold vital clues into a collision between a cyclist and a car at a pedestrian crossing in west Reading.

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The lorry driver is believed to have been waiting at the crossing close to the Norcot Road-Oxford Road roundabout when the bike was in collision with an old style blue Peugeot 106 near the Oxford Road at 5.15pm on Tuesday this week.

The motorist - a white man in his late thirties around 5ft 8ins tall - drove off towards the town centre without stopping, despite a request from the cyclist, who suffered minor injuries, to pull into a nearby layby.

Police say lorry is thought to have the name Webster on its side but they have no other details.

Contact PC Peter Lawman on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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