Cyclist killed in London after lorry collision

A woman, believed to be in her 30s, has died after a collision with a tipper truck in Amhurst Park, North London, this morning

A cyclist has died in North London after a collision with a lorry this morning.

The rider, believed to be in her thirties, was involved in the incident with the tipper truck at around 8am in Amhurst Park and died at the scene a short while later, according to police.

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A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “Police were called to Amhurst Park, N16 at 08:00 today, Tuesday 20 January, following reports of a road traffic collision.

“Officers and London Ambulance Service attended the scene and found a female cyclist suffering from critical injuries following a collision with a lorry.

“The cyclist – believed to be in her thirties – died at the scene a short while later.

“Police are in the process of informing next of kin. The driver of the lorry stopped at the scene.”

The cyclist is believed to be the 14th fatality on Britain’s roads in 2015 and the first in London.

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Anyone with information on the incident should contact police on 101.