Cyclist dies after collision

A cyclist has died after being involved in a collision with a car on Swan Street, Sible Hedingham, Essex last night.

The incident took place close to the junction of Cambridge Road. The 23-year-old cyclist was travelling towards Halstead when he was in collision with a Ford Fiesta.

The Fiesta was driven by a a 20-year-old man from the Halstead area, who was travelling in the same direction.

The cyclist was taken to Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford in a critical condition but died this morning.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the incident and anyone with information is asked to telephone the Serious Collision Investigation unit on 101 or email collisionappeal@essex.