Tameside cyclist dies after Park Parade collision

Picture courtesy of Google Maps

Greater Manchester Police have confirmed that a cyclist who was left in a critical condition after being knocked off his bike in Tameside has died.

He was rushed to hospital on Tuesday (11th September) after his died collided with a black Ford Fiesta on Park Parade, at the junction of Scotland Street.

The cyclist, believed to be in his 20s, was treated for serious head injuries but died on Wednesday (12th September)

Police arrested a 22-year old man at the scene on suspicion of drug driving, he’s since been released under investigation.

Police Constable John Harrison-Gough, of Greater Manchester Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “First and foremost I want to extend my sincere condolences to the family of the man that passed away yesterday.”

“We are working to provide them with support from specially trained officers as they come to terms with their loss.”

“Our investigation into the circumstances surrounding the collision remains ongoing and we are still appealing for anyone with information to contact us.”

Anybody with any information can contact the GMP Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

More from Revolution News