Van driver arrested over cycling accident

Portsmouth: A van driver is being held by police following a collision with a cyclist, in which the cyclists was left dead.

The cycling accident happened yesterday morning.

The 41 year-old cyclist collided with a Ford Transit van and suffered fatal injuries that left him dead at the scene.

Police have arrested the van driver on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, but will not name the cyclist until the next of kin have been informed.

Anyone with information on the incident have been asked to contact Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999 quoting ‘Operation Heaton’.