Woman faces summons over Bradley Wiggins cycling accident

The woman who allegedly knocked Olympic gold medalist and 2012 Tour De France winner, Bradley Wiggins off his bike in Lancashire has been reported for summons by Police. 

After a formal interview, the 44-year-old has been summoned by Lancashire Police for driving without due care and attention. 

The British rider was taken to hospital with a bruised hand a ribs after a collision near to his home on Wednesday.  

The cyclists is now said to be recovering at home. 

The woman who allegedly knocked Olympic gold medalist and 2012 Tour De France winner, Bradley Wiggins off his bike in Lancashire has been reported for summons by Police. 

After a formal interview, the 44-year-old has been summoned by Lancashire Police for driving without due care and attention. 

The British rider was taken to hospital with a bruised hand a ribs after a collision near to his home on Wednesday.  

The cyclists is now said to be recovering at home. 

In a statement, a spokesperson for the Lancashire Police said: “Following a voluntary attendance for interview with Lancashire Police, a 44-year-old woman from West Lancashire has been reported for summons for driving without due care and attention.

“However an investigation into the full circumstances of the incident is still under way.

Wiggins was treated in the Royal Preston Hospital following the cycling accident. 

The collision occurred when the woman pulled out of a garage forecourt in her Vauxhall Astra Envoy.

It is believed that Wiggins was riding a mountain bike to meet up with a group of local cyclists at the time of the crash. 

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