Banbury cyclist killed in collision

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A CYCLIST from Banbury has died following a collision in Bicester last night (Tuesday).

Paramedics alerted Thames Valley Police to the incident shortly before 6pm and reported a collision between a silver Ford Escort and a cyclist on the A4421 Neunkirchen Way, near to Langford Village.

The cyclist, a 48-year-old man from Banbury, was taken to the JR2 Hospital in Oxford, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the Ford, a man, was spoken to by officers at the scene.

Sgt Julie Daglish, investigating the incident, said: “This collision happened on a busy road and I am keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision, or saw the car or cyclist beforehand.”

Anyone with any information should contact Sgt Daglish via the 24-hour Police Enquiry Centre on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.