While the Taxi trade protest in Parliament Square, fighting for their livelihoods, asking for no more than to be able to do the job they’ve been doing for many years.... this story makes headline new all over the MSM.
A London cyclist is in a critical condition in hospital after being kicked off his bike by a fellow rider, causing him to crash into a car.
The 30-year-old victim was riding his bike in Wallis Road in Hackney at around 12.45pm on Sunday when another cyclist caught him up and began to cycle alongside him.
Scotland Yard said the attacker then kicked the victim off his bike, resulting in him falling off and colliding with a parked car.
The victim was taken by ambulance to an east London hospital, where his condition is critical.
The other cyclist sped away in the direction of Berkshire Road.
The motive for the attack is not known, according to police, who have released CCTV images of the incident and are appealing for information.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 20s or 30s and police want to hear from others in east London who may have encountered the cyclist.
A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: "Officers also want to hear from anyone who may have been threatened or assaulted by this suspect in and around Hackney."
Anyone who witnessed the incident, who recognises the man shown in the CCTV, or has information that may assist police is asked to call Central East CID via 101 quoting CAD reference 3718/10MAR19.
To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Source : Independent
TAXI LEAKS EXTRA BIT