Cyclist in his 70's dies following collision in Skegness

Police have sadly confirmed a cyclist involved in a collision in Skegness has died.

Cycist in his 70's dies following collision in Skegness

Police have sadly confirmed a cyclist involved in a collision in Skegness has died.

The incident happened on Lumley Road, near the Clock Tower roundabout, at 6.21am on Monday, August 3, and the road was closed shortly afterwards.

Scene of the accident in Skegness.

Emergency services were called to the scene and an air ambulance was spotted landing on the nearby beach, which took the man to hospital with injuries thought to be life-changing.

It was originally thought the man, from the Skegness area, was in his 60's but Lincolnshire Police now say he was in his 70's.

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses to the collision. A statement released yesterday (Sunday) reads: "We can confirm that the male cyclist, a local man in his 70s, has died.

"We are continuing our appeal for any witnesses to contact us on 101, incident 39 of August 3."