Police in London are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist died following a collision involving another bike rider on the New King’s Road at approximately 7pm on Monday evening.
According to the Metropolitan Police the victim, a male in his late 60s, sustained serious head injuries in the incident and died in a West London hospital yesterday.
Officers say that the other cyclist involved, a man aged 25, stopped at the scene of the collision at the junction of New King’s Road and Grimston Road in the borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, but was not arrested.
The junction in question is not controlled by traffic lights.
The deceased cyclist has not yet been formally identified, although his next of kin have been informed.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Roads and Transport Policing Command on 020 8543 5157, or the charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
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.