Leicester

Cyclist killed in road collision near Desford

A cyclist has been killed during a collision with a car in Leicestershire.

The crash, which involved a Nissan X-Trail 4x4 vehicle, happened on Botcheston Road, near Desford, at about 17:18 GMT on Thursday.

The male cyclist died at the scene of the crash, Leicestershire Police said.

A 61-year-old man was arrested in connection with the collision and released on bail pending further inquiries.

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