Police urge witnesses to cyclist death to come forward
POLICE are continuing to appeal for witnesses to come forward after a cyclist died following a collision with a car in Luton.
The incident happened in Vincent Road at about 4.30pm on Wednesday (September 5).
A 26-year-old man was later arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
Police have not confirmed the identity of the cyclist, but he has been named locally as ‘Delaney’, and friends have created a Facebook page in his memory, which has attracted more than 1,700 ‘likes’.
Di John Arthur from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit, said he was keen to speak to anyone with information relating to the collision.
He said: “I would urge anyone who has information relating to the circumstances of this collision to contact the police.
“Alternatively, if people are uncomfortable speaking directly to the police, for whatever reason, they can contact Crimestoppers, completely anonymously.”
Call Bedfordshire Police on 101, or text information to 07786 200011. Or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.
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