Cyclist dies in west London after being hit by lorry

Man believed to be in his 50s pronounced dead at the scene

A cyclist has died after being hit by a lorry in west London on Monday morning.

The reports that emergency services were called to the junction between Fulham Road and Redcliffe Gardens in Chelsea at 10.43am but the cyclist, believed to be in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police are currently investigating the incident, with the driver of the lorry remaining at the scene but not being arrested.

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called at 10:43hrs on Monday, May 22, to a collision between a lorry and a cyclist in Fulham Road at the junction with Redcliffe Gardens.

“The male cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers are working to establish the identity of the deceased, who is believed to be aged in his 50s.

“The driver of the lorry stopped at the scene. He has not been arrested.”

The man is the fourth cyclist to die on the capital’s roads since the start of the years after three cyclists died within a week of each other in February.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Met Police Roads and Transport Policing Command on 020 8543 5157.