Cambridgeshire

Cyclist and van driver die in Cambridgeshire crashes

A tipper truck driver and a cyclist have died in two separate accidents in Cambridgeshire.

The first happened on Sunday when a Peugeot van was in collision with a mountain bike on the westbound carriageway of the A47 at Castor.

The cyclist, 77-year-old Derek Lindsell of Apsley Way, Longthorpe, suffered fatal injuries.

On Monday the driver of an LVD tipper truck died when he hit a telegraph pole on the A1123 at Stretham.

Police are appealing for witnesses to both accidents.

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