Cyclist Killed following collision on Homerton High Street.

Second cyclist to die on Hackney streets in 2 weeks

Second cyclist to be killed on Hackney Streets in 2 weeks.

Second cyclist to be killed on Hackney Streets in 2 weeks. Image courtesy of  @namelesswon

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist died following  a collision with an HGV lorry, travelling along Homerton High Street  yesterday afternoon.

A Met Police spokesperson said: “Police were called at 4:20pm on Monday, 2 February to reports of a cyclist in collision with a HGV in Homerton High Street junction with Mcintosh Lane, Hackney.

“Officers and London Ambulance Service attended to find a 34-year-old man suffering from critical injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene a short while later”.

No arrests have been made. The driver of the HGV stopped at the scene and is helping police with their enquiries.

Online sources are saying the victim is a Greek national living in Dalston. He is believed to be a Music Producer/Sound Engineer, an avid cyclist who is a member of the London Dynamo Cycle club.

The accident occurred within yards of an Ambulance station, Fire Station and Homerton Hospital and is the 2nd cycling death in both Hackney and London within 2 weeks.

Police are urging witnesses and anyone with information to call police on 0208-543-5157 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555-111.

About Remi Makinde

Remi Makinde Hackney Hive founder, publisher and contributor. Hackneyite and all round Girl Friday, who couldn't wait to leave Hackney and London behind her. After hitching her wagon in California, Texas, New Orleans for 18 years, and with a brief spell in Mexico, the prodigal daughter returned happy to put an unconventional past behind her. She runs a London based pet care business. The big smoke is home for the moment, but she desperately yearns wide open spaces.

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