Cyclist dies in tragic accident

10 January 2011, 16:24 | Updated: 10 January 2011, 16:27

A cyclist has died after being hit by a car in Potters Bar.

It happened at just before 10am on Barnet Road yesterday (Sunday January 9th).

The cyclist – a 39 year old man from Potters Bar – died at the scene of the accident.

No one else was injured.

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

Collision Investigation officer, PC Matt Hollingsworth, 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.