Wiggins knocked off bike

Bradley Wiggins is in hospital after being knocked down in Lancashire. The 32 -year -old gold medallist was thrown off his bike by a car pulling out of a petrol station. It happened in Wrightington Police say he is stable but has injured his ribs.

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Van driver to take awareness course after knocking Sir Bradley Wiggins off his bike

A van driver who knocked Tour de France winner Sir Bradley Wiggins off his bike has accepted the offer of a driver awareness course.

The 32-year-old athlete spent a night in hospital following the accident near his home in Eccleston, Lancashire, last November, while he was on a training run.

Bradley Wiggins Credit: Press Association

The four-time Olympic champion was treated for a bruised hand and ribs.

After a formal interview, the van driver, Cath Burrows, 44, was summonsed by Lancashire Police over driving without due care and attention.

It has emerged she has agreed to complete a driver awareness course.

A police spokeswoman said it considered the matter had been dealt with.

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Driver who allegedly hit Bradley Wiggins interviewed by police

A 44-year-old woman has been interviewed by police investigating a crash involving Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins.

Wiggins was knocked off his bike while on a training ride in Lancashire on Wednesday night.

"Following a voluntary attendance for interview with Lancashire Police, a 44-year-old woman from West Lancashire has been reported for summons for driving without due care and attention, however an investigation into the full circumstances of the incident is still underway."

– Lancashire Police spokesperson

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