Cyclist dies after crash
A Gloucester father has died after he was involved in a crash as he cycled home.
The 35-year-old man, from the Linden area, was in a collision with a car in Trier Way on Saturday at 11pm. It is understood his 13-year-old son was cycling with him at the time.
Yesterday, bunches of flowers were left at the scene of the accident, next to the junction with Park End Road, close to the entrance of a fun fair.
He was rushed to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital following the accident, near Gloucester Park, at 11pm but died on Sunday morning.
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The driver of the silver Vauxhall Vectra involved in the crash was not injured.
Yesterday, the man's shocked friends left tributes on The Citizen's website www.thisisgloucestershire.co.uk
One friend wrote: "I'll miss you and have missed you for a while mate.
"You were a most excellent friend who I always looked up to as the brother I never had.
"Your children are amazing and your girlfriend was your rock. I will never forget you and the times we had. These are fond memories.
"My love and my heart go to your family at this terrible time. Goodnight pal."
Another said: "I will miss you mate, more than words can say. You were incredible, always knowing just what to say.
"My thoughts are with your lovely girlfriend and wonderful children. I shall never forget you and hold you in my heart always."
Another wrote on the website said: "I saw the emergency crews there when I was on my way home Saturday night – I felt awful.
"Prayers and thoughts with the family and friends at this hard time x."
The coroner has been informed of his death.
Police closed the road for four hours after the accident to allow a full investigation.
Officers are now keen to talk to anyone who may have witnessed the collision.
Anyone who witnessed the collision should contact Gloucestershire Constabulary on 0845 090 1234 quoting incident 583 of July 25.