Everything tagged with fatality

Blog post: ‘Lawless’ lorry driver company loses licence

LCC has welcomed the Traffic Commissioner’s decision to revoke the licence of the company that hired Barry Meyer, the driver who hit and killed Alan Neve in Holborn in 2013. LCC wrote to the Traffic Commissioner to ask that the company's O...

Blog post: LCC Storify showing Bank protest

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Blog post: Cyclist fatality involving tipper truck at Bank

  A second cyclist has been killed in a collision less than 24 hours after a man was killed in a crash involving a car in Harrow. Hit by a tipper truck at Bank, the female victim was treated at the scene but died of her injuries. London Cy...

Blog post: Cyclist fatality after midnight crash on Harrow rat-run road

  London Cycling Campaign is very saddened to hear the news of a cyclist's death in the early hours of Sunday morning, 21st June.  Our thoughts are with his family and friends.   Press reports say that the cyclist, a man in his 5...

Blog post: 32 year old woman dies after being hit by lorry in Camberwell

London Cycling Campaign is shocked and saddened to hear that another young woman has lost her life on London’s roads. The 32-year-old woman was hit by a lorry while she was cycling on Denmark Hill, at the junction with Orpheus Street in C...

Blog post: "Lawless and Selfish" Lorry Driver Sentenced to 3½ Years Jail

Judge Daniel Worsley has sentenced the unlicensed lorry driver who killed a cyclist to three and half years in jail and banned him from driving for 10 years.  At Blackfriars Crown Court the judge addressed the driver, Barry Meyer, 53, as b...

Blog post: Senior Coroner concludes Henry Lang’s death ‘accidental’

  A coroner has concluded that the death of Henry Lang, the IT specialist killed while riding along a cycle path in Richmond last year, was accidental. West London Coroner’s Court heard on Monday, April 20 that Henry was riding alon...

Blog post: Woman killed after collision on notorious Lambeth Bridge roundabout

  A woman has died after being hit by a tipper truck on Lambeth Bridge roundabout this morning. The woman, who has not yet been identified, is the 5th person to have been killed cycling in London in 2015. The collision took place on the W...

Blog post: Cyclist dies in another London tipper lorry crash

We are saddened and distressed to report that a woman cyclist died early on Monday morning after being run over by a 32 ton lorry in Hackney. The crash happened as the lorry turned left out of Seven Sisters Road into Amhurst Park. As yet the poli...

Blog post: No prosecution after London cyclist is run down from behind

In February this year Michael Mason a 70 year old designer and teacher was hit from behind while cycling home on Regent Street. He suffered multiple severe injuries and died in hospital without regaining consciousness on 14th March 2014. At Wes...

Blog post: Driver charged with causing London cyclist's death by careless driving

On 15th July 2103 last year cyclist Alan Neve, aged 54, died after a crash with a lorry in Holborn. Alan had been on his way from his home in Poplar to work for the Performing Rights Society in the West End. Lorry driver Barry Meyer, 52 from Wa...

Blog post: LCC calls on Mayor to fast-track removal of Vauxhall roundabout after another London cyclist is killed

After another cycling fatality in the capital, the London Cycling Campaign is calling on the Mayor to fast-track the removal of the Vauxhall one-way system, redesigning the area to make it safe for cycling and walking. A 52-year-old man died th...

Blog post: No charges after defective lorry kills London cyclist

As reported in the Evening Standard the Crown Prosecution Service decided not to make any charges against the driver of a Crossrail lorry involved in the death of Maria Karsa in September 2013. The Standard has been following up this story afte...

Blog post: Condolences to family and friends after cycling fatality at Ludgate Circus during morning rush hour

The London Cycling Campaign has repeated calls for major junctions across Greater London to be made safe after a man riding a bicycle was killed this morning at Ludgate Circus (photo: Twitter). The crash took place around 10am as a refuse lorry...

Blog post: Metropolitan Police told Transport for London that Aldgate Superhighway route was unsafe for cycling

  For the third day in a row Poplar Coroner's Court heard evidence about cyclist fatalities on the Mayor's Cycle Superhighway route 2 from Aldgate to Bow. Philippine de Gerin-Ricard, a 20-year-old student from France, died on 5 July 2013 at...