Tour of Britain organiser Mick Bennett escapes serious injury in hit and run

Tour of Britain organiser Mick Bennett has thankfully escaped serious injury, having fallen victim to a hit and run with the driver of a Nissan Micra over the weekend.

Bennett had been out on a training ride when the incident occurred on Saturday around five miles from his Surrey home. He was treated at the scene by paramedics, but escaped with only minor injuries.

The driver made off in the Nissan Micra and police are now looking for a damaged car in the Guildford area. Bennetts’ bike was written off.

More on the incident on Sticky Bottle.