A TEENAGE cyclist was left with a broken collarbone following a collision in Loughton earlier this week.

Police are appealing for witnesses as officers were called to reports of a collision between a cyclist and a dark-coloured car or van at about 5pm on Tuesday, July 18.

The vehicle failed to stop at the scene between Oakwood Hill and Roding Road and the cyclist, a young teenager, sustained a broken collarbone and was taken to hospital.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, please contact us quoting incident 1053 of Tuesday, July 18.

“You can let us know by submitting a report on our website or by using our online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

“Alternatively you can call us on 101 and if you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111."