A motorist has been arrested after a cyclist in his sixties was killed when he was hit by a car in Essex
Police were called to reports of a collision involving a car and two cyclists in Fairstead Road, Fairstead, shortly before 10.30am on Sunday.
One of the cyclists, a man in his sixties, was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other sustained injuries to his face.
A 65-year-old man from South Woodham Ferrers has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and is in custody.
A man has died following a collision in #Fairstead.
A car and two cyclists were in collision in Fairstead Road at around 10.30am today (Sunday 9 January).
Sadly, one of the cyclists died at the scene.
A 65 year-old man's been arrested.
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— Essex Police (@EssexPoliceUK) January 9, 2022
The road was closed but has now been reopened, Essex Police said.
Those with information have been asked to submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the Live Chat button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.
Witnesses should quote incident 336 of Sunday.