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Cyclist killed in crash with Transit van in Camden Road, Holloway

PUBLISHED: 09:51 29 August 2017 | UPDATED: 09:59 29 August 2017

A cyclist was killed in Camden Road on Tuesday morning. Picture: @sidman10001/Twitter

A cyclist was killed in Camden Road on Tuesday morning. Picture: @sidman10001/Twitter

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A cyclist in his 30s has died and a van driver has been arrested following a crash in Camden Road, Holloway.

The collision involved a Ford Transit and happened near the junction with Brecknock Road just after 6am.

Police and paramedics found the rider critically injured and he was pronounced dead at the scene soon after.

Camden Road is shut near the junction with Brecknock Road. Picture: @TfLTrafficNewsCamden Road is shut near the junction with Brecknock Road. Picture: @TfLTrafficNews

The woman believed to have been behind the wheel was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and was this morning being questioned at a north London police station.

The road is shut and cops are advising people to avoid the area.

“Anyone who witnessed the collision or has information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111,” a Scotland Yard spokeswoman said.

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