Cyclist, 74, killed in Burwell smash

PUBLISHED: 08:57 27 January 2011

The area where the alleged assault happened is cordoned off

The area where the alleged assault happened is cordoned off

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A 74-YEAR-old cyclist was killed following a collision with a motorcycle in Burwell on Wednesday

A 74-YEAR-old cyclist was killed following a collision with a motorcycle in Burwell on Wednesday.

The incident took place at about 4.30pm on Swaffham Road near the Devil’s Dyke car park.

The man suffered fatal injuries after he collided with a Suzuki SV650 motorcycle ridden by a 41-year-old man, who suffered serious injuries.

Ambulance crews took the 41-year-old man to Papworth Hospital in Huntingdonshire where he remains in a critical condition.

Pc Francis Crawford from the Cambridgeshire Road’s Policing Unit, said: “I would appeal to anyone who saw the collision or either the cyclists or the motorcyclist prior to the collision to contact police.”

Anyone with information can contact Pc Crawford on 0345 456 4564.

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