A cyclist who died following a road traffic collision on Warrington Road in Bold Heath, near the Merseyside border with Cheshire, has been named as Terry Brown, aged 47, from Great Sankey in Warrington
He died in hospital in Liverpool last night. He was found with serious head injuries in Warrington Road at 6.40am on Tuesday morning by a passing motorist.
A 38-year-old man from Warrington who was arrested yesterday on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving remains in police custody.
A cyclist is critically ill after a crash on the East Lancs (A580) in Greater Manchester earlier this morning.
At around 7.45am police were called following a report a car and a cyclist had collided.
Officers found that a 35-year-old woman suffered several injuries including a serious head injury.
She was taken to Salford Royal Hospital for treatment where she remains in a critical condition.
Police Constable Stephen Dunning said: “If anyone witnessed this morning’s incident on the A580 that has left a 35-year-old woman seriously ill in hospital, then please get in touch with us.
1500 cyclists are expected to hit Lancashire's roads with Bradley Wiggins this weekend.
'Ride with Brad' marks the launch of the Bradley Wiggins foundation set up by the Tour de France and Olympic champion.
Riders can pick a 160Km or 100Km route starting in Barnoldswick.