Cyclist dies from his injuries following a collision in Trafford Park

Wheel Forge Way Trafford Park: Google Maps

A cyclist who was seriously injured following a collision in Trafford Park has sadly died.

Shortly before 2.10pm on Friday 12 June 2020, police were called to reports of a collision involving a truck and a bicycle on Wheel Forge Way.

Officers attended and established that the Mercedes truck and Carrerra bicycle had collided at the junction with Ashburton Road West.

The cyclist – a 27-year-old man was taken to hospital, where he sadly died from his injuries on Friday 19 June 2020. His next of kin has been informed.  

An investigation is underway and no arrests have been made.

DC Emma Kennedy, of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “Our thoughts remain with the cyclist’s loved ones at this devastating time.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the collision and, as such, we’re still keen to hear from any witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 4741 quoting 1317 of 12/06/20 or the independent charity – Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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