Cyclist Has Died After Colliding With A Vehicle In Manchester

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Police are appealing for witnesses, to a collision with a cyclist and a vehicle which left the cyclist in a critical condition, but now sadly has since died.

Between 1.10pm and 1.50pm on July 22, a 44-year-old man was cycling home from work in Gorton when he was involved in a collision with a vehicle.

The cyclist fell off his bike but got back on and continued his journey home when he got in he went to bed.

At 5.30pm the same day he was taken to hospital after going into cardiac arrest at his home in Moss Side.

He is was in a critical condition in hospital where he is being treated for trauma to his spleen, but has since died.

The cyclist was wearing a blue helmet and was riding a blue Kona ‘Fire mountain’ bicycle, it is not known whether the vehicle involved was moving or stationary.

Police Sergeant Brian Orr of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “Unfortunately we don’t have full details of where the collision happened or what vehicle was involved, but I am urging anyone who saw the collision or was involved to come forward.

“It may not have appeared serious at the time, but a man is now in critical condition in hospital and any information you have could help our enquiries.

“If you were involved in the collision with the cyclist, please get in touch with police so we can piece together exactly what happened and where.”

Anyone with any information should call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741, 101, or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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