Cyclist leaves woman with facial injuries after footpath collision

Police would like to speak with this man in connection with the incident Credit: Metropolitan Police

Police in Southwark would like to speak to a cyclist who collided with a woman leaving her with facial injuries.

The woman was walking along Abbey Street with her husband on Tuesday 14 April at around 6pm, when she was hit by a cyclist on the footpath at the junction of Tower Bridge.

The victim fell to the ground and suffered significant facial injuries.

Andrea McVeigh was left with head injuries after the collision Credit: Andrea McVeigh

"The victim sustained significant facial injuries and If not for her husband and a member of the public stopping to help she would have been left on that footpath. I would encourage anyone who recognises him to contact us immediately."

– Police Sergeant David Hunt