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Female cyclist dead after collision at Bow roundabout

PUBLISHED: 10:22 13 November 2013 | UPDATED: 11:53 14 November 2013

The scene at Bow roundabout in the aftermath of the collision Picture: Robin Stephenson (@aglet)

The scene at Bow roundabout in the aftermath of the collision Picture: Robin Stephenson (@aglet)

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A woman cyclist was pronounced dead after a collision with a lorry near the Bow roundabout this morning.

Police and paramedics were called to the scene at 8.45am but the woman, who has not been named, was pronounced dead.

The driver of the lorry, a man, was assessed at the scene but did not need to go to hospital.

The incident is the second collision involving a cyclist in Tower Hamlets in just days.

On Monday evening, Claire Pepper, 27, was trapped under a Volkswagen Golf following a collision.

A group of ten heroic bystanders freed her by flipped the car off her, allowing paramedics to treat her.


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