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Elderly cyclist killed on road

Elderly cyclist killed on road

| 23/04/2011 | 17 Comments

(CNS): A 72-year-old man was killed in North Side on Thursday evening (21 April) after being hit by a passing vehicle. According to a police report, the elderly cyclist was struck by a vehicle as he was riding in the vicinity of Hutland Road, North Side, at around 7:35 in the evening. The man received injuries to his head and was described as unresponsive when emergency services arrived. He was taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital in George Town and treated for his injuries but officials said the man died in the early hours of Friday morning. Police said an investigation is now underway and officers are appealing for witnesses. (Photo Dennie Warren Jr)

Scenes of crime officers and the accident reconstructionist have already attended the scene in North Side and officers from the RCIPS said that anyone who may have been in the area at the time the cyclist was hit that could have witnessed the collision is asked to contact PC 158 GILZEANE at the Traffic Management Unit on 946 6254.

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