Teenager killed in cycling accident

Brunel Way, Carlisle
Scene of accident on Brunel Way in Carlisle Photo: ITV Border

A 15 year old cyclist has died after his bike hit a car in Carlisle. Matthew Hamilton was riding his bike with friends on Brunel Way at around 6pm on Sunday 2nd September when the collision happened. He suffered serious injuries and died a short time later at the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle.

Brunel Way, Carlisle
Collision investigators at the scene of the crash Credit: ITV Border

The car involved was a green Renault Megane driven by a local man. Police are investigating the crash and are appealing for witnesses.