A cyclist in his late 60s has died from head injuries sustained in a collision with another cyclist in Hammersmith, London

Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision between two cyclists in Hammersmith, which left one with serious head injuries that proved to be fatal.

The injured cyclist, in his late 60s, was taken to a west London hospital after the crash on Monday evening (November 9) but died the following day.

The collision occurred at approximately 19.00 on Monday evening at the junction of New King’s Road and Grimston Road in Hammersmith.

Metropolitan Police reports that the other cyclist, a 25-year-old man, stopped at the scene and that no other vehicles are believed to have been involved.

The next of kin have reportedly been informed but a formal identification is yet to be made. A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has information concerning the incident is urged to call detectives from the Roads and Transport Policing Command on 020 8543 5157 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

  • Peter Gallagher

    Very sad. Sounds like an unfortunate incident!

  • ummm…

    sorry to hear about this.

  • Zack Techman

    Did the man who died wear a helmet? And if so, which brand? This should be the most important information of this news article.

  • David Williams

    Kill a cyclist with car, slap on the wrist; kill a cyclist with bike, I bet he has the book thrown at him