Berkeley Cyclist Hit by Car, Driver Arrested

Me and my friend were hit by a car in California - Berkeley The guy did not stop! He ran away! Thank guys for your support! Yesterday I went to the police department and I reported the crime. I also gave the video to the police officer. It was possible to identify the number of the car on the video. The police have located the car and the owner. Now I'm waiting for the return of the police on … [Read more...]

Hit and Driver Gets Bused

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Ivan Kovalev Victim Of Hit-And-Run Accident

After training at the Dunc Gray Velodrome yesterday, the Russian team pursuit rider Ivan Kovalev was hit by a fast driving car. Kovalev eventually flew over the car’s bonnet and hit the ground hard. The driver of the involved vehicle did not stop. Within minutes of the incident police and ambulance arrived, supporting the injured rider and searching for the car’s driver. He was found … [Read more...]

Australian Cyclist Jailed After Hit and Run Conviction

ADELAIDE, Australia, Sept 11, 2009 (AFP) - Australian cyclist Chris Jongewaard has been jailed for two years after being convicted over a hit and run incident that left a fellow rider severely injured. Jongewaard had been drinking when he got behind the wheel and knocked Matthew Rex off his bike after the two of them had been at a party celebrating. Rex suffered a broken back, broken … [Read more...]

Jongewaard Faces Misconduct Case After Conviction

SYDNEY, Aug 27, 2009 (AFP) - Australian mountain bike champion Chris Jongewaard was cited on Thursday for misconduct by the sport's national governing body after being convicted over a hit-and-run driving accident. The incident left his training partner, Matthew Rex, being placed in an induced coma with a broken back, broken hip, broken leg, punctured lung and internal bleeding. He … [Read more...]

Aussie Star Guilty Over Hit-and-Run

SYDNEY, Aug 26, 2009 (AFP) - Australian cyclist Chris Jongewaard was convicted Wednesday over a hit-and-run driving accident which left his training partner fighting for his life. The four-time national mountain bike champion was found guilty in the South Australian District Court of aggravated driving without due care and leaving the scene of an accident. Judge Wayne Chivell dismissed … [Read more...]