Arrest after cyclist struck by Olympic bus

Cycling commuter

A man in his mid-60s has been arrested following a fatal collision involving a cyclist and an Olympic Games media bus yesterday evening, the Metropolitan Police has confirmed.

The incident occurred just outside the Olympic Park at the junction of Ruckholt Road and East Cross Road at approximately 7.45pm.

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Richard Abraham is an award-winning writer, based in New Zealand. He has reported from major sporting events including the Tour de France and Olympic Games, and is also a part-time travel guide who has delivered luxury cycle tours and events across Europe. In 2019 he was awarded Writer of the Year at the PPA Awards.