Saturday, 27 December 2014

Cycling Tragedy: Police Appeal For Witnesses

Police are investigating the tragic death of a keen cyclist, who suffered a fatal head injury when knocked off his bike early one saturday morning.
David Blake, 57, of Keith Road, Barking was cycling in Leman Street, Whitechapel at 7.05am on December 6 when he was involved in a collision with a silver Toyota Yaris.
Roads and Transport Policing Officers are continuing to appeal for witnesses and information.
Mr. Blake was taken by ambulance to an east London hospital in a critical condition after suffered a serious head injury.
He died in hospital the next day on December 7. Next of kin have been informed.
The 46-year-old car driver was arrested at the scene in connection with the incident.
He has been bailed to return to a police station on a date in February.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU) based at Chadwell Heath Traffic Garage on 020 8597 4874.

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