Cyclist has died following collision in Birstall
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A cyclist has died following a collision in Wanlip Lane, Birstall, which happened earlier this month.
Police had been called to the collision, which involved the cyclist and a silver Vauxhall Astra car, at 12.37pm on Tuesday 7 April.
The cyclist, a 70-year-old man, was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham by ambulance at the time with serious injuries. The man died in hospital on Saturday (18 April).
The collision happened near the area of The Cedars Academy and officers are continuing to appeal for any information in relation to the incident.
Both vehicles were travelling towards Birstall at the time of the collision. No other injuries have been reported.
Detective Constable Pete Davies said: “A man was taken to hospital following this incident and was receiving treatment. Sadly he died in hospital on Saturday.
“We are continuing to carry out an investigation to establish the full circumstances of this incident and we continue to appeal to anyone who did happen to be in the area at the time and who has any information to make contact.
“As previously stated, we do understand there may have been pedestrians in the area when this collision happened. Please think back – were you were one of those pedestrians? If so, I urge you to make contact with us.
“Or were you driving in the area at the time of the incident, or prior to it? Please check any dashcam footage you may have and please make contact with us regarding any information you may have,”
Anyone with any information should contact 101 quoting incident 262 of 7 April.