A heavily pregnant woman was severely injured in a hit and run crash on Tuesday in Leicester, England.
The seriously injured cyclist got involved in the collision with a vehicle, emergency services were called on the spot.
‘The cyclist, a woman in her 40s who is heavily pregnant, has been left with serious injuries,’ police said.
She has been taken by ambulance to the Leicester Royal Infirmary for treatment.
Police added the driver of the vehicle was ‘reported to have left the scene’ after the collision.
‘This is a serious collision which has left a heavily pregnant woman in hospital with serious injuries and in which the driver involved has failed to stop,’ Detective Sergeant Paul Hawkins said.
‘We are extremely concerned for the woman who has been injured and is carrying out full inquiries at the scene and speaking to a number of witnesses to establish the full circumstances.
‘We urge anyone who has any information in relation to this incident and who has not spoken with us to make contact. If you have any CCTV or dashcam footage from the scene of the incident or of a white van in the area at the time, you should also get in touch.’