Barking cyclist, 57, killed in Stepney crash – appeal

David Blake, who died following the crash on December 6 (picture: Met Police)

David Blake, who died following the crash on December 6 (picture: Met Police) - Credit: Archant

A 57-year-old cyclist from Barking died after a car crash in Stepney, police have confirmed.

Now detectives are appealing for witnesses to the collision that killed 57-year-old David Blake earlier this month.

Mr Blake was taken by ambulance to an east London hospital in a critical condition having suffered a serious head injury on Saturday, December 6, in Leman Street at 7.05am. The crash involved a silver Toyota Yaris.

He died in hospital the next day.

The 46-year-old Toyota driver was arrested at the scene and has been bailed until February.

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Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit (SCIU) based at Chadwell Heath Traffic Garage on 020 8597 4874.

Did you know Mr Blake? If you would like to leave a tribute to him, please contact Jacob on 020 8477 3816, e-mail or leave your comments below.

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