New Forest Crash Victim Named

Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist died in a collision at the Ipley crossroads in the New Forest.

At 6.15pm on Monday, May 28th, a silver Renault Megane was in collision with a pedal cyclist at Beaulieu Road and Beaulieu Way.

The Megane driver, a 59-year-old man from Christchurch, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving. He was bailed until September 18.

The cyclist was identified as 53-year-old Mark Brummell from Atherley Road, Southampton.

Sergeant Andy Lynch from the Road Death Investigation team at Eastleigh said:

 "Mr Brummell was treated at the scene by ambulance crews before being taken to Southampton General Hospital where sadly he later passed away.

"I'm appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone with information who can help. I'd like to hear from anyone who saw what happened or either the Megane or the cyclist prior to it."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt Lynch at Eastleigh police station, quoting Operation Sarum, on 101 or the anonymous Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.