27th Jul, 2021

Coventry lorry driver arrested after cyclist died in crash in Nuneaton this morning

A CYCLIST has died after a crash involving a bike and a lorry in Nuneaton this morning.

The man – believed to be in his 70s – happened in College Street near the junction with Bull Ring at 6.30am.

An ambulance, two paramedic officers and a critical care car from The Air Ambulance Service with a paramedic and doctor on board attended the scene but nothing could be done to save him and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 43-year-old man from Coventry has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and driving under the influence of drugs.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has dash cam footage should call 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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