WATCH: Man wheels bike across Hilsea roundabout approach road - just avoids being run over by van

A cyclist came within inches of serious injury as he wheeled his bike across a approach road to major roundabout in Portsmouth.

Friday, 2nd June 2017, 11:29 am
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:13 pm
The cyclist is struck a glancing blow by the van

The man was struck a glancing blow by a van when he stepped through lines of traffic at the approach to the Portsbridge roundabout at Hilsea on Tuesday.

The van screeches to a sudden halt and the cyclist is seen to wave an apology before wheeling his bike away.

The driver who recorded the dashcam footage sent it to The News saying: 'I still have no idea why the cyclist decided to place his bike down on the final lane.

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The cyclist is struck a glancing blow by the van

'The van was approaching the junction probably faster than he should, but thankfully nobody was injured.'

The cyclist is struck a glancing blow by the van