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THE funeral of Mel Vasey the Birkenhead North End CC member killed in a road collision on Wirral is to be held next Tuesday, January 23, at 11.30, at Landican Cemetery, Arrowe Park Road, Birkenhead.

Club mates will form a guard of honour for the coffin.

Dave Parry and Danny McDonough, the two other riders injured in the crash are recovering. McDonough is at home because Arrow Park Hospital had no spare beds. The 29-year-old driver of the car, which ran into the riders, was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.

The crash occurred at around 09.10 on Sunday, January 14, as a group of Birkenhead North End CC members was approaching the Eureka Cafe at Two Mills on the A540.