Cyclist dies at the scene of “incident” on road in Norwich

Police at the scene of the serious incident on Watton Road, Colney involving a cyclist.Picture by SI

Police at the scene of the serious incident on Watton Road, Colney involving a cyclist.Picture by SIMON FINLAY. - Credit: Archant Norfolk

A cyclist has died at the scene of what police have described as 'an incident' in Norwich.

Police at the scene of the serious incident on Watton Road, Colney involving a cyclist.Picture by SI

Police at the scene of the serious incident on Watton Road, Colney involving a cyclist.Picture by SIMON FINLAY. - Credit: Archant Norfolk

Emergency crews were called to Watton Road, between the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital traffic lights and the Spire Hospital traffic lights at around 3.15pm on Monday.

They were called to reports a cyclist had collapsed at the side of the road between the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital and The Spire Hospital traffic lights.

The casualty, a man in his 40s, was still being treated at the scene around an hour later, and multiple road closures were in place.

Police said they had received reports that a cyclist had 'fallen from their bike'.

Police at the scene of the serious incident on Watton Road, Colney involving a cyclist.Picture by SI

Police at the scene of the serious incident on Watton Road, Colney involving a cyclist.Picture by SIMON FINLAY. - Credit: Archant Norfolk


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Police are trying to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident, and appealed for anyone who may have seen the cyclist in the area between 2.45pm and 3.15pm to contact them.

Anyone with information should call police on 101.

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• If you would like to pay tribute to the cyclist please contact newsdesk@archant.co.uk

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