Protest held at Bank junction after London's eighth cycling death in 2015

After the death of 26-year-old Ying Tao near the Bank of England on Monday, hundreds of cyclists protested on Wednesday morning

Protesters at Bank junction (Photo: Twitter/@BBCTomEdwards

Hundreds of cyclists descended on Bank on Wednesday morning, the scene of London's eighth cycling fatality in 2015 earlier in the week.

The crowds brought the busy junction near the Bank of England to a standstill at 8.30am by dismounting from their bikes and observed a period of silence in rememberance of Ying Tao, who collided with a truck there on Monday.

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