Fresh appeal over collision which left Magherafelt man Francis Stewart seriously injured

Pictured are members of the newly formed running club, Magherafelt Harriers.  Pictured from left to right are John Joe Muldoon (Treasurer), Francis Stewart (Training Officer), Alvin Taylor (Vice Chairman), Kevin Murphy (Chairman), Paul McErlain (PRO) and Rodney Young (Secretary).INMM1613-373SR
Pictured are members of the newly formed running club, Magherafelt Harriers. Pictured from left to right are John Joe Muldoon (Treasurer), Francis Stewart (Training Officer), Alvin Taylor (Vice Chairman), Kevin Murphy (Chairman), Paul McErlain (PRO) and Rodney Young (Secretary).INMM1613-373SR

Police have made a fresh appeal for witnesses to a collision on the Cookstown to Moneymore dual carriageway on the evening of Wednesday 24 June, to come forward.

Francis Stewart, who is a running coach with the Magherafelt Harriers club was seriously injured in the accident

At around 6.35pm, police received a report that a cyclist had been struck by a car approximately two miles from Moneymore. The 44-year-old cyclist was treated in hospital for life altering injuries.

Inspector Daniel Walsh said: “I am especially appealing to two witnesses who were at the scene of the collision.

“One is believed to be a man who attended the cyclist and the other was a woman who made the 999 call to the emergency services. These two witnesses, or anyone who witnessed the collision, is asked to contact Dungannon Police Station on the non-emergency number 101.”