Police on scene of fatal incident involving cyclist

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was killed following a collision with a truck in WC1.

Police were called to the scene of the collision at Vernon Place, Bloomsbury Square, at approximately 2120hrs on Friday, 6 February.

London’s Air Ambulance attended. The 25-year-old female cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers are in the process of informing next of kin. A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit investigate.

No arrests.

Police are urging witnesses and anyone with information to call police on 020 8991 9555 quoting CAD9122/7Feb or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Road closures are in place and traffic in the area is subject to diversions. Road users are advised to avoid this area where possible.