Cyclist left injured in hit and run in Copthorne

A cyclist has been left with a broken collar bone after a hit and run in West Sussex.

The 23-year-old from Horley in Surrey was hit by a car as he rode along Copthorne Common Road in Copthorne, Sussex Police said.

He was training with a friend for the London to Brighton bike ride when he was clipped by the wing mirror of a black Peugeot car at about 18:25 BST.

The car stopped briefly but was then driven off, police said.

The cyclist was taken to the East Surrey Hospital in Redhill for treatment.

Police have asked for any witnesses to contact them.

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