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Cyclist dies after being run over by truck in Montpellier Walk, Cheltenham

By EchoMichael  |  Posted: November 05, 2012

Gloucestershire Constabulary

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A CYCLIST has died after being hit by a truck in Cheltenham town centre on Friday afternoon.

The cyclist, a 56-year-old man from Cheltenham, was run over by the tipper truck at the roundabout junction of Lansdown Road and Montpellier Walk at around 4pm.

He died at Frenchay Hospital in Bristol yesterday afternoon.

He was said to have suffered leg, hip and pelvic injuries in the collision.

The driver of the truck was uninjured.

Police closed the road until 7.20pm on Friday while officers worked at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the collision and hasn't yet spoken to police is asked to contact Gloucestershire Police on 101, quoting incident number 263 of November 1.

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  • zalapompadoo  |  November 05 2012, 6:19PM

    how terrible

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  • DG9999  |  November 05 2012, 1:33PM

    Police notices near the scene today ask for witnesses to contact via tel number 101

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  • Matt1006  |  November 05 2012, 10:57AM

    Condolences to the cyclist's family and friends. Another life lost on our local roads. No doubt in time the sequence of events which lead to the vehicles coming into collision on the roundabout will be established by the accident investigators.

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