Inc 9 of 15 September 2012
Police are appealing for information following a collision in which a cyclist was killed.
This incident first came to the notice of the Lincolnshire Police via the Ambulance Service at 00:15am today, Saturday 15th September 2012.
The family of a 27-year-old man from the Pode Hole area became concerned when he failed to return from work at his normal time on his bicycle. They set off to search along his usual route and found him seriously injured at the side of the A151 on Bourne Road, Spalding.
The injured man had been involved in a collision with a vehicle. The driver had either failed to stop or driven away from the scene without reporting the matter.
Sadly the cyclist was certified as deceased at the scene.
It is thought that the collision occurred sometime after 9:00pm on Friday 14th September 2012. Information is sought in relation to any vehicle which appears to have sustained unexplained front or side impact damage on the evening of Friday 14th September. We would also appeal for the driver, any passenger in the vehicle or anyone with any information to come forward.
The road is presently closed to allow for a forensic examination of the scene to be completed. Drivers are asked to comply with the local diversions.
Information ca be passed by calling the non-emergency 101 number or the Collision Witness Hotline - 01522 558855. Report crimes anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.