Cyclist killed in east London

A cyclist has been killed in east London following a collision with a lorry

Arrest following fatal collision

Officers from the Road Death Investigation Unit are appealing for witnesses after the death of a man following a road traffic collision in east London. Police believe they know the identity of the cyclist who died and inquiries are underway to trace his next of kin.

Police say the driver of the lorry stopped at the scene and has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving. He remains in custody at an east London police station.

Cyclist killed in East London

A cyclist has been killed in east London following a collision with a lorry. It happened shortly before 8:30 this morning on the Commercial Road in Stepney. The road has been closed in both directions near the junction with Arnour Square.

14 cyclists have been killed on London's roads this year.

Cyclist killed in east London
Cyclist killed in east London Credit: Press Association

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