Humberside

Cyclist dies after A18 collision in North Lincolnshire

A cyclist has died after a collision with a white van in North Lincolnshire, police have confirmed.

Emergency services were called to the A18 between Crowle and Thorne at about 05:15 GMT on Wednesday.

Humberside Police said a male cyclist, who was believed to have been in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering fatal injuries.

The 27-year-old driver of the van suffered minor injuries and was taken to Scunthorpe General Hospital.

Officers believe the cyclist was travelling in front of the van prior to the collision.

The road was closed at Medge Hall and Crowle crossroads shortly after the incident.

Police have appealed for witnesses.

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