Cyclists to demonstrate at Bank junction

Clifton James and Ying Tao have both died cycling in London

Five hundred cyclists are expected to carry out a vigil and protest at Bank junction on Monday. The demonstration will mark the deaths of Clifton James and Ying Tao, the seventh and eighth people to be killed while cycling on London's streets this year.

The campaign group Stop Killing Cyclists is calling for changes to make London roads safer for cyclists and pedestrians.The changes they want to see include the closure of Bank junction to cars and other vehicles, and a ban on tipper trucks in central London during morning and evening rush hours.

60 year old Clifton James and 26 year old Ying Tao will be remembered at the vigil. Clifton James was killed cycling near his home in Harrow after midnight on the 21st of June and Ying Tao died after being hit by a lorry at Bank on the 22nd of June.