UPDATE: Elderly cyclist dies following collision with car

Police news.
Police news.

The eldery cyclist injured in a collision between his bike and a car has now died.

Lincolnshire Police say the 74-year-old Boston man has now died of his injuries at Pilgrim Hosptial.

The 88-year-old female driver was not injured - and the road reopened at 6:30pm.

A police spokesman said: “We are still in the process of identifying and informing the relatives and friends of the deceased and will probably not be in a position to release his name today.

Sgt Chris Dennett of the Collision Investigation Team is leading the investigation. He said: “We are trying to piece together exactly what happened.

“I am looking for anyone who saw the collision. Also witnesses who saw the cyclist pedalling along or walking and pushing his bike or the red Renault Megane being driven along prior to the crash.”

Investigating officers are appealing for witnesses of the crash, or anyone who saw the Renault or the cyclist prior to it, to get in touch.

They should call the non-emergency 101 number or the Collision Witness Hotline 01522 558855 and quote incident number 240 of April 23.

Friday 9.30am - A cyclist from Boston has been seriously injured following a collision with a car in Frithville.

The accident happened at about 2.20pm yesterday near to the junction with Brothertoft Road.

A red Renault Megane driven by an 88-year-old Boston woman was in collision with the 74-year-old Boston cyclist.

The cyclist was taken to Pilgrim hospital with serious injuries.

The road is currently closed while we examine the scene.

Investigating officers are appealing for witnesses of the crash, or anyone who saw the Renault or the cyclist prior to it, to get in touch.

They should call the non-emergency 101 number or the Collision Witness Hotline 01522 558855 and quote incident number 240 of April 23.