Lincolnshire cyclist dies in car crash near Long Sutton

A 69-year-old cyclist has died of injuries he suffered in a crash with a car on a road in Lincolnshire.

The man, from Sutton Bridge, was taken to hospital in Kings Lynn following the collision on Bridge Road on Tuesday morning, and died later.

The crash happened on the B1359 near Long Sutton at 10:50 BST.

The 39-year-old male driver of the silver Vauxhall Frontera, from Long Sutton, was not reported injured and was not arrested by police.

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for anyone with information about the collision to contact them.

Police said there had been an increase in the number of fatal crashes on the county's roads compared with September last year.

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