Cyclist Lucky to be Alive After Hit-and-run Incident

A cyclist and farther of three young boys is lucky to be alive after a hit-and-run incident left him for dead on a roundabout.

A cyclist and farther of three young boys is lucky to be alive after a hit-and-run incident left him for dead on a roundabout.

Police are now hunting for the motorist that knocked Justin Graham from his wheels last week.

Graham who is an experienced cyclists was traveling to work in the early hours of the morning when the car drove into him. He was wearing a helmet, hi-visibility clothing and had bike lights switched on.

Mr Graham said: “There is no way he wouldn’t have seen me.

“I’m lit up like a Christmas tree when I’m cycling and I’m not a small person. I did a double somersault over the top of the car and they just kept going. I landed in the road on my back and when I rolled over to try and stand up, I fell backwards onto my back.”

Graham landed almost 10 meters away from where the impact happened and couldn’t move his legs for some time.

Fortuniety an off-duty fireman was nearby and rushed to help Graham. The fireman called the emergency services and kept Mr Graham talking until it arrived at the scene.

The 37 year old wife of the cyclist said: “We want whoever did this to realise what they have done.

“How could they just leave someone and live with themselves?

“Now I’m over the shock, I’m just really angry. We just can’t understand it.”