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Man hit by paraglider while walking in North Yorkshire as police investigate

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Man hit by paraglider while walking in North Yorkshire as police investigate

Date of alert:

Sunday, 27 March 2022

Crime Ref:

Force:

12220051316

North Yorkshire Police

North Yorkshire Police officers are attempting to track down the pilot after the collision, which happened at around 6.30pm on Thursday, March 24.

The man was walking along Filey Brigg, in Filey Country Park, when he was struck by the paraglider. He suffered a broken nose and his glasses were smashed.

Police are urging witnesses and anyone who knows the pilot to come forward.

In a statement, the force said: “The victim was walking along Filey Brigg in Filey Country Park at around 6.30pm on Thursday, March 24 when a paraglider collided with him, causing him a broken nose and smashing his glasses.

“The glider was described as green and white in colour and was being piloted by a white man in his 40s, who was wearing a green helmet and dark clothing.”

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Man hit by paraglider while walking in North Yorkshire as police investigate
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