Teenage cyclist killed on A10

PUBLISHED: 08:52 17 January 2011 | UPDATED: 09:44 17 January 2011

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A 17-YEAR-OLD cyclist was knocked down and killed in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A 17-YEAR-OLD cyclist was knocked down and killed near Waterbeach in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Luke Shannon-Fowler, of Ditton Fields, Cambridge, was pushing his bike along the A10 just outside the village at about 2am when he was knocked down by a blue BMW.

According to the East of England Ambulance Service, 17-year-old Luke was rushed to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge but had suffered fatal abdominal, chest and facial injuries in the incident.

A Cambridgeshire Police spokesman said the road was closed while investigations were being carried and was reopened again at about 9am.

Officers said they had arrested a 20-year-old man from Waterbeach on suspicion of driving without due care and failing to stop at the scene of an accident.

Anyone with information is advised to contact Pc John Blood at the Cambridgeshire Road’s Policing Unit on 0345 456 4564.

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