Sunday, 29 August 2010

Vehicular cycling news


A cyclist has died after he was involved in a collision with a 4x4 in a Suffolk village.

Police said the collision between the cyclist and a Nissan Navara happened in Old London Road, Copdock, at about 1700 BST on Friday.

The cyclist, who was aged in his 30s, was taken to Ipswich Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the Nissan, a 31-year-old man,
was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

In rural Wiltshire

Ian Tompkins, 51, from Netheravon, was cycling on an unclassified road between Enford and Fittleton, near Amesbury, when the accident occurred at about 0930 BST.

He was taken to Salisbury District Hospital with internal injuries
and died in the early hours of Friday

And in Doncaster town centre

A SOUTH Yorkshire pensioner is fighting for life after suffering serious head injuries in a collision between his bicycle and a car.