Chadwell Heath cyclist killed in crash

The A127 in Wickford. Picture: Google Maps

The A127 in Wickford. Picture: Google Maps - Credit: Google Maps

A cyclist from Chadwell Heath has been killed in a crash on the A127 in Essex.

Police were called to reports of a crash involving a cyclist and a van on the Southend-bound carriageway of the Arterial Road, Wickford, shortly before 8am yesterday (Sunday).

The cyclist, a man aged 30, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the van, a 42-year-old man from Tonbridge, Kent, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone who captured dashcam footage to come forward.


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They should contact the serious collision investigation unit on 01245 240590 or email collisionappeal@essex.pnn.police.uk

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