Cyclist hit by a 4x4
A MOTORIST was being hunted this morning after a cyclist told police he was knocked off his bike.
The 22-year-old was on West Hoe Road at around 4.25pm yesterday when he claimed a black 4x4 turned a corner and struck him, sending him flying.
He suffered what police called "minor injuries", including grazes to his knee, and declined further medical treatment although an ambulance crew was alerted.
Police said the vehicle was understood to have last been seen heading in the direction of the Duke of Cornwall Hotel.
If you witnessed the information contact police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting police log number 604 of 15/2/13.
POLICE dealt with a minor-injury two car collision during Plymouth's rush hour.
Emergency services were sent to Victoria Road in St Budeaux just after 8am yesterday.
The damaged cars were cleared quickly and traffic was moving by 8.30am.
Police say there were a number of minor collisions in the city yesterday morning.
A spokesman said "severely misted windscreens" may have been a factor.
HISTORIAN and author Richard Dale will be giving a lecture on one of Plymouth's most famous sons next week.
The Polperro-based professor will hold his 'Who Killed Sir Walter Raleigh?' talk at the Plymouth Athenaeum theatre at Derry's Cross.
Professor Dale, who wrote a book by the same name, has meticulously researched the court rivalries and political manoeuvrings that led to Raleigh's downfall in 1618.
The lecture takes place on Thursday, February 21, commencing at 7.30pm.
A POPULAR Mannamead church has announced its latest fundraising event.
Emmanuel Church will be holding a car boot and table-top sale next weekend.
The activities will take place from 11am to 1pm on Saturday, February 23.
POLICE are offering a free bike marking session.
Officers will be at Portland Square, at the Plymouth University campus, on Tuesday, March 19.
They will be helping to provide free security marking for bicycle owners between 2pm and 4pm.