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Witness appeal launched after cyclist dies in collision

A woman has sadly died at the scene of a road traffic collision in Hengrove, Bristol today (Wednesday 16 November).

Officers were called to Whitchurch Lane, in Hengrove, Bristol at 8.05am following reports of a serious collision involving a cyclist and a lorry at the junction with The Boulevard.

The cyclist, in her 30s, sadly died at the scene. Our thoughts are with her family during this difficult time. They are being supported by a specially trained officer.

The road has been closed from the roundabout with Hawkfield Way to the junction with Bamfield. Diversions have been put in place.

Those needing to access the community hospital, leisure centre or college on the estate can do so through The Bottle Yard Studios by speaking to an officer on the gate.

If you were in the area and saw the incident, or have dashcam footage, and have yet to speak to police, please contact 101.

If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5222275628, or complete our online appeals form.

You can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their Anonymous Online Form.

No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court or have to speak to police when contacting Crimestoppers.