A HEREFORDSHIRE man will be sentenced after causing serious injuries to a cyclist in a crash on a busy main road.

Damian Bilyard entered guilty pleas to one count of causing serious injury by careless or inconsiderate driving and one of failing to stop after a crash when he appeared before magistrates in Hereford in April.


The court heard from prosecutor Mark Hambling that Bilyard had been behind the wheel of a Ford Transit van when he crashed into a cyclist, causing them serious injuries, on the A44 in Bromyard on September 28.

The 37-year-old, who was represented at the hearing by defence barrister Ian Bridge, had also failed to stop after the crash, the court was told.

The case was adjourned for a pre-sentencing report to be carried out by the probation service and Bilyard, of Firs Lane, Bromyard, was released on unconditional bail.

He will appear before magistrates in Hereford for sentencing on June 20.