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14 year-old cyclist, Connor Shields, killed in Aberdeenshire (17/07/13)

The boy was travelling with five or six other cyclists on the A975 Newburgh to Cruden Bay road when the collision happened at around 6pm July 17th, Police Scotland said.

He was airlifted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary but died of his injuries.

The other vehicle involved was a Volvo car, which was being driven north by a 59-year-old man.

Police have appealed for witnesses to the collision at

Padiham man guilty of causing motorbiker's death by dangerous driving (01/11/2011)

Motorcyclist Peter Sarchet (41) died on the M65 near the Walton Summit junction when a car driven by Mark Walsh came to a near halt.

Man charged over Prudhoe hit and run which killed Kathleen Heslop (13/07/13)

David Paul Robinson, 26, of Woodhead Road in Prudhoe, has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving, causing death whilst uninsured, dangerous driving, failing to stop and failing to report an incident.

3-year-old boy dies after being hit by recovery vehicle (16/07/13)

A three-year-old boy has died after being hit by a recovery vehicle in west London.

The collision happened at about 12.20 BST on Kingshill Avenue, Northolt, the Metropolitan Police said.

London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance were called to the scene and the toddler was taken to hospital, but he died from his injuries.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the police.

Lorry driver arrested after cyclist dies in London crash (15/07/13)

The crash happened outside Holborn Underground station in High Holborn at about 09:25 BST, the Metropolitan Police said.

The male cyclist, Alan Neve, believed to be in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the tipper lorry, a 51-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and is in police custody.

This is the third cyclist to be killed o

CTC's view: 

Gordon Seabright, CTC Chief Executive, said: “Alongside the infrastructural improvements promised by the Mayor, Transport for London needs to change the way it deals with lorry traffic, and start restricting access to the largest vehicles during periods when cycle use is highest. Under current arrangements deliveries are banned at night, meaning lorries and cyclists are forced to share the space during peak commuting hours – a potentially lethal combination given the lack of good design in junctions for cyclists.”

Inquest concludes driver couldn't have avoided 22-year-old pedestrian (10/11/2012)

An inquest yesterday into the tragic death of Oliver Pritchard, known to friends and family as Ollie, confirmed he was killed during an accident on the A505 dual carriageway at Slip End, between Ashwell and Royston.

Cyclist dies from injuries after lorry crash in West Lothian (11/07/13)

A 79-year-old cyclist has died from his injuries after his leg was crushed in a collision with a lorry. The collision occurred at 10:40 on July 11th 2013 on the B9080 Linlithgow to Kirkliston road, near Winchburgh Bing.

Young woman dies after collision with lorry on Barclays Cycle Superhighway (05/07/13)

Philippine de Gerin-Ricard, aged 20, was struck as she rode along Barclays Cycle Superhighway 2 in east London yesterday evening. Emergency services were called to the scene outside Aldgate East station at around 6.30pm on Friday 5th July.

The two cyclists killed in A30 Cornwall crash have been named (02/07/13)

Two cyclists have died following a collision involving a lorry near Newquay, Cornwall, police said.

CTC's view: 

CTC is deeply saddened to hear of the deaths of two cyclists on the A30 in a crash with a lorry.

Cycling on rural A roads carries a risk of death per mile travelled 20 times higher than on urban minor roads, however, the A30 is the quickest and easiest route for those cycling from Land’s End to John o’Groats.

Too often we hear of terrible tragedies like this case occurring on Britain’s busiest roads. CTC has repeatedly called on the Highways Agency to improve conditions for cyclists on its network.

CTC is calling for interim driving bans to be imposed on drivers arrested following crashes which seriously injure or kill another person, so that drivers don’t present an ongoing threat to the public before they are formally charged.

Driver charged over death of 9 year old Jayden McIvor (02/02/13)

A 19-year-old driver has been charged with causing the death of a nine-year-old boy in Shropshire by dangerous driving.

Jayden Lee McIvor was hit as he crossed a pedestrian crossing on Haybridge road in the Hadley area of Telford on 2 February 2013. The light at the crossing was red for the traffic at the time.

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