UPDATE: Cyclist dies after collision with bus


A cyclist has died after he collided with a bus.

The incident happened at 11.40am today (Wednesday) on Soothill Road at the junction of Grace Leather Lane in Batley.

The 22-year-old from Dewsbury was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the cyclist was heading down Soothill before turning right on to Grace Leather Lane where he collided with the bus.

Sergeant Carl Quinn of the Major Collision and Enquiry Team, said: “We are appealing for witnesses to the incident along with anyone who may have seen the cyclist prior to this incident to come forward with any information.”

If you have information contact the police on 101, quoting the log number 527 of 05/10.