Elderly cyclist dies following collision in Blyth

An elderly man has died following a single vehicle collision involving his pedal cycle in Blyth.

The incident happened near the roundabout at the A1 near Bawtry Road, at about 7.30pm on Wednesday, January 30.

A man was arrested after a crash at Horbury Bridge this morning.

A man was arrested after a crash at Horbury Bridge this morning.

East Midlands Ambulance Service and Nottinghamshire Police were at the scene, and unfortunately the 78-year-old man died.

The police has appealed for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward.

A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Police said: “We were called to the A1 Bawtry Road at around 7.30pm on Wednesday by colleagues from the East Midlands Ambulance service.

“Sadly, the 78-year-old man died at the scene.

“If anyone witnessed this incident or has dashcam footage, please contact us on 101 and quote incident number 759 of January 30 2019.