Leading UK cyclist out of Tour of Britain after being struck at ‘high speed’ by 4x4

Leading UK cyclist out of Tour of Britain after being struck at ‘high speed’ by 4x4

05-Jun-2024 14:44:09 | The Guardian

  • Kate Richardson broke collarbone in ‘incredibly scary’ incident
  • Driver ‘turned around and came back to verbally abuse me’

One of the UK’s leading young cyclists has been forced to pull out of this week’s Tour of Britain after being hit at “high speed” by a 4x4 driver, who she said then verbally abused her.

Kate Richardson, who won the women’s individual pursuit at the British Track Cycling Championships in February and was a European under-23 champion last year, said she had broken her collarbone again after the “incredibly scary” incident.

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