Cyclist dies in Olympic Park mishap

Aug 02, 2012, 09:52 IST | Agencies

A cyclist was killed near the Olympic Park here in a collision with a vehicle described as an 'Olympic bus'


A pedal cyclist has died in a collision with a coach last night, police said. 
"Police and London Ambulance Service, including air ambulance, attended the scene. 
The cyclist, a man believed to be approximately 30-years-old, was pronounced dead at the scene at 20:14hrs", Scotland Yard said in a statement. 

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The accident site outside the Olympic Park in London. Photo: AFP

The collision, the statement said, was being investigated by the Metropolitan Police's Traffic Investigation Unit. 
According to the BBC, the crash involved a media bus. No arrests have been made in connection with the incident. 
The victim was not identified, but the dead man was reportedly not an athlete.

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