Police warn parents about bike safety after Mablethorpe collision

POLICE are keen to remind parents and children of road safety after an 11-year-old boy suffered minor injuries when his bike collided with a Fiat Multipla car in Mablethorpe.

The incident happened around 5.55pm on Monday, the boy was taken to Grimsby Hospital with minor injuries including grazing and a bump to the head. He was checked over as a precaution.

Lincolnshire Police say he had no helmet or lights and police are urging parents to ensure their children’s bikes are fully equipped.

Mablethorpe Community Beat Manager, PC Glenn Palmer said: “We would urge all parents to ensure their children are fully equipped with working bike lights, safety helmets and reflective clothing if they are to be cycling in the dark.

“Some excellent cycle safety advice and information about local cycle training is available from the Neighbourhood Policing Team. Call 101 or visit Mablethorpe Police Station.”

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