Protests due over cyclist death

The London Cycling Campaign is to hold its second protest in a week, following the death of a man in Holborn.

Cyclist named

The cyclist who died in a road accident in Holborn on Monday has been named. He was 54 year old Alan Neve from Poplar.

The driver of the tipper lorry - a 51-year-old man - was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and taken into custody at a north London police station. He was bailed to return in October.

Anyone with any information should call the Road Death Investigation Unit witness line on 020 8998 5319.


Cyclists take to social media to call for 'safe spaces'


Basic rule of thumb: if you wouldn't send your kid to school on bike, the roads are too dangerous. We need our own space. #spaceforcycling


Over the last 5 years on average 1 cyclist is killed on #London's roads a month, the current trend is 1 a week. #SpaceForCycling is needed.

Cyclists call for 'more space' after Holborn death

Cyclists have been taking to social media calling on Boris Johnson to 'make space' following the death of a man in Holborn.

The London Cycling Campaign is to hold its second protest in a week today.


After the death of cyclist at Holborn, TfL spokesperson says we must avoid knee jerk reactions. No risk of that I think #SpaceForCycling


3rd cyclist killed in 3 weeks on London street without dedicated space for cycling. Step up @mayoroflondon and make #spaceforcycling - NOW!

Cycle protest follows Holborn death

A man died after being hit by a lorry at Holborn Credit: ITV London

The London Cycling Campaign is to hold its second protest in a week, following the death of a man in Holborn.

Around 1,500 cyclists took part in the last protest ride from Tower Hill to Aldgate, which aimed to highlight the lack of separate cycle lanes on some of the capital's busiest roads.

This evening's protest begins at 6.30pm at Russell Square.

See also: Lorry Driver arrested following cyclist death

Lorry driver arrested following cyclist death

Cycle campaigners are demanding better safety measures in London once again, following the death of another cyclist.

The man, said to be in his forties, died after colliding with a lorry outside Holborn Tube Station this morning.

The lorry-driver has been arrested. Nick Thatcher reports

A cycling campaign group has organised a protest ride in the wake of the death.

The London Cycling Campaign sent their "deepest sympathy to family and friends of the latest victim."

It will take place tomorrow at 6.30pm, starting at Russell Square.


Tributes to cyclist killed after Holborn collision


Thoughts are with the cyclist that died in that terrible accident in Holborn this morning. An image that will stay with me for a while. RIP.


rip to the cyclist that died in holborn this morning. i was riding thru the area at the same time, might walk home tonite.


Just heard there was a fatality on Holborn circus today. Rode down there last night, such a horrible junction. RIP rider yet another lorry.

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