Cyclist has died following collision in Sapcote
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A cyclist has died following a collision with a car this afternoon (Wednesday) in Leicester Road, Sapcote.
The cyclist, a 17-year-old boy, was involved in the collision with a blue Mini Cooper car on the B4669 Leicester Road near the junction with the B4114 Coventry Road.
Police were called to the collision at 4.55pm. East Midlands Ambulance Service were also in attendance. The teenage boy was pronounced dead at the scene.
The family of the boy have been informed and are being supported by officers.
No other injuries have been reported in the incident.
Officers remain at the scene carrying out enquiries. A road closure is in place in the area and is expected to remain in place throughout the evening.
Officers are appealing for anyone with any information in relation to the incident to make contact.
Detective Constable John Borlase said: “We are continuing to establish the full circumstances of this collision and are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision or who saw either of the vehicles beforehand to make contact with us.
“If you have any dashcam footage from the area at the time, please also check this to see if it could assist with our enquiries.”
Anyone with any information should contact 101 quoting incident 522 of 27 May.