Cyclist killed in crash with lorry

POLICE are appealing for witnesses and information following a fatal collision this morning (Wednesday) in Whitechapel. A lorry was in collision with a cyclist at the junction of Whitechapel Road and Vallance Road around 6.35am. The 26-year-old woman was

POLICE are appealing for witnesses and information following a fatal collision this morning (Wednesday) in Whitechapel.

A lorry was in collision with a cyclist at the junction of Whitechapel Road and Vallance Road around 6.35am.

The 26-year-old woman was taken to Royal London Hospital but was later pronounced dead.

Police say they know the woman's identity and are in the process of informing all relevant next of kin.


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The driver of the lorry was uninjured.

Both the vehicle and the cyclist were travelling south down Vallance Road immediately prior to the collision.

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Officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed either the collision or the movements beforehand is asked to contact Chadwell Heath Traffic Garage on 020 8597 4874.

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