Call for cyclist safety summit

A Parliamentary safety group is urging London Mayor Boris Johnson to hold a safety summit following the spate of cyclists' deaths in the capital. There was "a need for urgent action", said the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety.

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Latest cycling fatality at busy east London junction

The latest cycling fatality happened at a busy junction in east London, where Whitechapel Road meets Commercial Road. Cycle Superhighway 2 crosses that junction. It was labelled an "accident waiting to happen" by a Coroner investigating recent cycling deaths.

Google Street View images of junction of Whitechapel Road and Commercial Road Credit: Google Street View

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