'Senseless' death of cyclist

The partner of a town planner who became the tenth cyclist killed on London’s roads has told the Evening Standard his death was a senseless tragedy.

Two cycle collisions within hours

Two accidents on London's streets have left one cyclist dead and another seriously ill tonight. During rush hour one cyclist collided with a bus at a junction on Kennington Park Road.

Just a few hours later a man in his 40s was hit by a bus on a tram line in Croydon. He was taken to hospital where he died. He's become the 11th cyclist killed this year in the capital - three have died within the last week. Rags Martel reports.

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Cyclist's death in Holborn was 'senseless tragedy'

The partner of a town planner who became the tenth cyclist killed this year on London's roads has described his death as a "senseless tragedy". Speaking to the Evening Standard, Satish Padiyar said:

"This is a senseless tragedy, as it is surely relatively easy to make cycling a completely safe way to get around London - the London for which Francis did so much exciting and extraordinary professional work."

Francis Golding
Francis Golding, who died following a collision in Holborn Credit: Met Police