Cyclist killed and two others injured in South Wales group ride horror crash

Driver has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving

A cyclist has been killed and two others injured in a collision with a car in South Wales.

Reports indicate that a car drove into the group of three yesterday morning as they rode along the A48 near Cowbridge in the Vale of Glamorgan.

A 26 year old man died and two others are in hospital with injuries that are not thought to be life-threatening, according to South Wales Police.

A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

The incident happened at around 7.20am yesterday, with the driver of a white Skoda Octavia hitting the cyclists.

A police spokesperson said: “Officers investigation the incident are appealing for any witnesses, or anyone who may have seen the manner in which the car was being driven prior to the collision, to contact South Wales Police on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 and quote reference 1700418785.”

 

After an unpromising start, having to be bribed by her parents to learn to ride without stabilisers, Sarah became rather keener on cycling in her university years, and was eventually persuaded to upgrade to proper road cycling by the prospect of a shiny red Italian bike, which she promptly destroyed by trapping a pair of knickers in the rear derailleur. Sarah writes about about cycling every weekend on road.cc.

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