Cyclist killed in collision with bus

Cyclist killed in collision with bus

A CYCLIST has died after he collided with a bus in Batley. 

The 22-year-old man was riding down Soothill Lane before he turned right into Grace Leather Lane, when he was involved in the crash.

Police are currently appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened at around 11.40am on Wednesday morning.

The cyclist suffered serious injuries in the crash and was declared dead at the scene. A number of emergency vehicles attended the scene and the road remained closed for the majority of the afternoon.

Sgt Carl Quinn of the major collision and enquiry team said: “We are appealing for witnesses to the incident, along with anyone who may have seen the cyclist prior to this incident, to come forward with any information.”

Anyone with information should contact the police on 101, quoting log number 527 of October 5.

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