Potters Bar cyclist dies in accident

17:23 10 January 2011

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A CYCLIST has died following an accident in Potters Bar.

The 39-year-old from the town was in collision with a blue Nissan Navarra on the A1000, Barnet Road

The incident happened at 9.50am yesterday (Sunday).

Ambulance service spokesman Gary Sanderson said: “First and foremost our thoughts are firmly with the mans family and friends at this tragic time.”

Mr Sanderson added: “On arrival the man was found in a serious condition.

“A team of paramedics and doctors worked extremely hard to stabilise his injuries at the scene, but sadly he was pronounced dead shortly after.”

Closures were put on the road at the junction with Dancers Hill Road, Dove Lane and Hill Rise by police.

PC Matt Hollingsworth, collision investigation officer, said: “This was a tragic incident as the cyclist passed away at the scene.

“We are very interested to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision who has not yet spoken to officers and would encourage them to get in touch as soon as possible.”

Witnesses can contact PC Hollingsworth via the non-emergency number 0845 33 00 222.

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