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Appeal for witnesses following fatal collision – Amersham

News   •   Jan 04, 2019 16:26 GMT

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Amersham.

At 6.05pm yesterday (3/1) a white van was involved in a collision with a cyclist in Woodside Road at the mini roundabout junction with Chiltern Avenue.

Emergency services attended however the cyclist, a 45-year-old man from Amersham, died at the scene. His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by a specially-trained family liaison officer.

The road was closed while officers investigated the collision and re-opened by 9.30pm.

Investigating officer PC Linzi Turner, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “We are currently working to establish the circumstances in this collision in which a man sadly lost his life and I would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the events or who has any dash-cam footage of the incident.

“If you saw what happened and have not already spoken to police, please get in touch.”

Anyone with any details which could assist the investigation should contact the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101 quoting the reference 43190002799 or you can make a report online.


Notes to editors

A 36-year-old man from Chesham was arrested yesterday on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and was released on police bail until 14 January.