Transport

Appeal after cyclist dies following fatal collision in Homerton

The Met Police are appealing for information after a cyclist died following a collision with a lorry in Homerton.

The police and London Ambulance Service were called to attend to reports of a cyclist being in collision with a heavy goods vehicle at 4.20 yesterday afternoon in Homerton High Street at the junction with Mcintosh Lane, Hackney.

Homerton High Street junction with

Homerton High Street junction with Mcintosh Lane. Image: Google Street View.

A 34-year-old man was suffering from critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene a short while later.

The Serious Collision Investigation Unit is urging witnesses and anyone with information to call police on 0208-543-5157.

People can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555-111.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

No arrests have been made. The driver of the HGV stopped at the scene and is helping police with their enquiries.

 

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