Young cyclist dies after being hit by car in Manchester horror crash

A young man in his 20s has died after being hit by a car in south Manchester. The emergency services were scrambled to Princess Road in Manchester just before 2.30am yesterday morning (May 7) to a report of a road traffic collision involving a vehicle and a cyclist.

Emergency services attended the scene close to the junction with Platt Lane and the cyclist, a man in his 20s, was taken to hospital where he has since sadly died. Police Sergeant Phil Shaw, of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “Our thoughts are very much with the man’s family at this devastating time.

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“We’re already following up on a number of lines of inquiry and would urge anyone with information, or anyone with any dash-cam footage, to report it to us, as it may assist with our investigation.”

The road was closed for several hours yesterday as police carried out investigations.

Anyone with information is asked to call 0161 856 4741 or report it online or via LiveChat at Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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