A CYCLIST is in hospital with a head injury after a hit-and-run crash in York.

The accident happened at the traffic lights at the junction of Rougier Street and Station Road at 6.15pm on Sunday, police said today.

The cyclist, a 33-year-old woman, remains in York Hospital. Her injuries are not life-threatening.

Police say the car was a small, dark hatchback. It continued along Rougier Street without stopping.

A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "Officers are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision and the driver of the car to come forward with information."

Anyone who can help is asked to phone PC Matthew Brownridge or York police on 101, or email matthew.brownridge@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Alternatively, phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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