Wakefield: Teenage cyclist Lewis Smith dies after crash

7/20/2022 7:37:00 PM

A teenage cyclist has died following a crash with a stationary car near Pontefract.

A teenage cyclist has died following a crash with a stationary car near Pontefract.

Lewis Smith, 17, died in hospital after a crash with a stationary car in Hemsworth on 13 July.

Lewis Smith's family said he lived to ride and race his bike A teenage cyclist has died following a crash with a stationary car near Pontefract.Lewis Hamilton will reach another huge milestone at the French Grand Prix as he joins an exclusive list of drivers to have entered 300 races in F1.Lewis Hamilton has spoken about his “personal choice” to continue wearing a mask in the paddock, having twice had Covid-19.John Lewis shoppers have been praising a £55 khaki dress that's 'easy to wear' in the summer.

Lewis Smith, 17, from Wakefield, died in hospital after suffering life-threatening injuries in the accident on 13 July, West Yorkshire Police said.The force said he was involved in a crash with a red Fiat 500 on Station Road, Hemsworth.Hamilton would have already hit the 300 club at the previous round in Austria had he not been ruled out of the 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix after contracting COVID-19.In a tribute, his family said Mr Smith "lived to ride and race his bike" and that they were devastated by his death.The seven-time former World Champion revealed he lost a stone in weight towards the end of 2020, in no small part due to the effects of contracting Covid.Mr Smith's family said: "We'd like to thank all the emergency services, the staff at Leeds General Infirmary, and in particular the local residents who tried to help Lewis at the scene.Net F1 2022 Click to subscribe Never miss a video from Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get the latest reviews, interviews and more Since making his F1 debut in 2007, the 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix is the only race Hamilton has ever missed."We're devastated by the loss of our son Lewis, he was a young man who lived to ride and race his bike, it was his life.3/5 for review online.

" Image source, Image caption, Lewis Smith died in hospital after a crash involving a stationary car A spokesperson for Calder Clarion Cycling Club, where Mr Smith was a member, said: "We are all so proud to have called him our friend.The 37-year-old currently sits sixth in the list of most grand prix entries with 299, meaning he will reach 300 at , where he has won two of the three races since the revival of the French Grand Prix in 2018.“I just noticed a lot of people around me are getting sick and I definitely don’t want to get sick again." He added: "Lewis's ability and potential as a rider were only surpassed by his qualities as an exceptional young man."He was full of fun and cheeky comments, but incredibly caring, mature beyond his years, and always looking out for everyone else." Mr Smith "loved riding and racing" and was "most often seen with a big smile on his face and wanting to share this love with all those around him", the club spokesperson said.“Nobody’s wearing a mask so I’m definitely wearing mine."He was looked up to by all ages in the club and his presence at the rides will be missed for many reasons." A second said: "Really pleased with this dress.

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