Police appeal for information after Stepney cyclist’s death

The fatal accident happened at the junction with Vernon Place [Photograph from Google StreetView]

The fatal accident happened at the junction with Vernon Place [Photograph from Google StreetView] - Credit: Archant

A cyclist has died following a collision with a truck.

Formal identification is yet to be confirmed, but police are confident the victim is Frederica Baldassa, 26, an Italian national who lived in Stepney.

Police were called to the Vernon Place junction with Bloomsbury Square, WC1 at about 9.20pm on Friday, February 6.

London’s Air Ambulance attended the scene, where the cyclist was pronounced dead.

Her next of kin were informed.


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The truck stopped at the scene and no arrest has been made.

As enquiries continue, the Serious Collision Investigation Unit is appealing for witnesses.

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You can provide information by calling 020 8991 9555 and quoting CAD9122/7Feb.

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