Cambridgeshire Police have appealed for witnesses after a 57-year-old male cyclist was killed near Peterborough at 8.30 this morninng, Sunday 14 April. The motorist involved, a 50-year-old woman, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
According to the Peterborough Telegraph, the victim is a local man, and anyone who witnessed the incident, which involved an Audi car and happened on the B1166 at Crowland, between Spalding and Peterborough, is asked to contact police on 101.
Born in Scotland, Simon moved to London aged seven and now lives in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds with his miniature schnauzer, Elodie. He fell in love with cycling one Saturday morning in 1994 while living in Italy when Milan-San Remo went past his front door. A daily cycle commuter in London back before riding to work started to boom, he's been news editor at road.cc since 2009. Handily for work, he speaks French and Italian. He doesn't get to ride his Colnago as often as he'd like, and freely admits he's much more adept at cooking than fettling with bikes.