A cyclist is facing a charge after police were called to a busy intersection in Adelaide after video emerged of a man driving at speed and ramming a cyclist in the area of the M4.
Key points:Police were called after video of a driver ramming cyclists in Adelaide showed him rammering a cyclistPolice say the incident happened at around 2:40pm todayPolice are appealing for anyone with information to come forwardPolice say a 38-year-old man from Adelaide is facing charges of dangerous driving causing bodily harm.
He has been released on bail and is expected to appear in Adelaide Magistrates Court on Monday.
Police said they were called at 2:38pm on Sunday after the video appeared on the internet showing the man ramming his bike into a cyclist.
He was taken to Adelaide Royal Infirmary where he was diagnosed with a head injury and was treated for a head and neck injury.
He is expected in court on Monday for a preliminary inquiry.
“He was in Adelaide for the trial of a case but is now facing the charge of dangerous cycling causing bodily injury,” a spokesperson for the police said.
“The man was stopped by officers on the M40 in Adelaide shortly before 4:30pm after a collision occurred at the intersection of the A2 at Aylmer Road and M4E, which was reported to police.”
“He did not stop to collect his bike but instead crashed into the cyclist.”
Police said the cyclist was taken in to hospital and was in a stable condition.
Police are urging anyone with any information to contact Crime Stoppers.
Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stops on 1800 333 000.
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