Cyclist is almost run over by taxi in Portsmouth - but bike is not so lucky

A CYCLIST had a lucky escape when they were almost run over by a taxi after falling off their bike.

Saturday, 12th May 2018, 1:38 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 8:16 am
A bike that was run over by a taxi in Portsmouth last night

Police said the cyclist fell off in Portsmouth last night.

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In a tweet they said: ‘A passing taxi ran over the bike, narrowly missing the cyclist! Not sure that wheel can be fixed, but the cyclist is safe and well.’

The central police team tweeted a picture of the mangled bike, and gave the cyclist a lift home.