A CYCLIST suffered head injuries when her bike collided with a car that failed to stop at the scene.

The 33-year-old woman was hurt at the traffic lights on the junction of Rougier Street and Station Road in York at about 6.15pm on Sunday, February 23.

The driver of the car – a small, dark-coloured hatchback - did not stop and continued along Rougier Street.

The cyclist was taken to York Hospital for treatment. Her injuries are not life-threatening.

Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision and the driver of the car to come forward with information.

Contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option two and ask for PC Matthew Brownridge or York police.

Alternatively, information can be emailed to matthew.brownridge@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk or Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800-555-111.