Windermere driver apologises for injuring Abbey Road cyclist

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South Cumbria Magistrates' Court in Barrow OLIVER BRZEZINSKI
South Cumbria Magistrates' Court in Barrow OLIVER BRZEZINSKI
11 October 2017 9:43PM

A DRIVER who hit a cyclist in a busy Barrow road told a court he was sorry for his actions.

Alastair Rushton, 47, of New Road, Windermere, appeared at South Cumbria Magistrates' Court in Barrow today where he pleaded guilty to driving an Audi in Abbey Road on March 24 without due care and attention.

The court heard how the collision resulted in the cyclist being thrown on the car bonnet, resulting in a leg injury.

Magistrates fined Rushton £500 and ordered him to pay court costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £80. Rushton was given four penalty points.

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