Witnessing a road rage incident against a cyclist at Millbank Junction this morning

This morning I looked forward to cycling to work as it was a beautiful, clear spring day. Little did I know at the outset that I would end up witnessing a particularly ugly road rage incident directed against a London cyclist…

I reached Millbank junction at about 8.20am (it’s the roundabout outside the Mi5 building, here). I waited with care for an opening, looking to my right at the traffic flying down over the bridge. However, it became rapidly apparent that an incident was unfolding directly ahead of me. I looked up and saw a male cyclist in his 30s (white guy, black hybrid, high vis vest, helmet, track-suit type clothing) who was stationary but with a car directly up against him – i.e. the car’s bumper was pressed up against the cyclist’s back tyre.

I don’t know exactly what happened. It looked like he’d been ‘bumped’ or knocked by the motorist (silver saloon, LX51 something I *think*, driver was white middle aged man in his 40s, suited). Continue reading “Witnessing a road rage incident against a cyclist at Millbank Junction this morning”