Cyclist dies near Bridgwater

*** Update – Police have now identified the victim

but are still anxious to hear from witnesses to the incident ***

 

A cyclist died in Bridgwater last night following a road traffic accident in which he collided with a bus. The incident happened on a minor road at Robbery Wood near Stockland Bristol village at about 5.40pm.

The cyclist received treatment at the scene but sadly died shortly afterwards. Police closed the road to complete their investigations during the course of the evening.

The identity of the victim remains a mystery. No one has come forward to report a missing person or that someone did not return home as expected.

The victim was a white male, probably in his fifties with grey hair. He was unshaven with stubble growth of a few days. He was wearing a red and blue zip-up jumper and dark coloured jeans with brown boots. The victim was wearing a watch with a black strap and silver face and had with him a white construction site-style hard hat.

His bike is a white and blue Kona Cindercone mountain bike.

If you can help the Police identify the victim please call  101 quoting reference 5220015515

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