Authorities Seek Witnesses in Hit and Run Incident Involving Cyclist on Main Road in Longfield

Local authorities are urging for witnesses to come forward after a cyclist was struck by a vehicle and trailer in a possible hit and run incident. The incident took place on Main Road in Longfield and resulted in the cyclist being rushed to Darent Valley Hospital for treatment.

According to reports, the cyclist was riding along New Barn Road near Langafel C of E Primary School when a black 4×4 pulling a livestock trailer collided with them. The driver of the vehicle did not stop at the scene and authorities are now searching for any information that could help identify them.

Emergency services responded to the scene just after 10am yesterday (May 2) and found the cyclist with cuts and bruises. They were treated on the spot before being taken to Darent Valley Hospital for further care.

Local residents and officials are concerned about the safety of cyclists on Main Road and are urging for caution from all drivers. Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to contact police at 01622 604100, quoting reference number 1-0360. Let us all work together to keep our roads safe for everyone.

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