Nantwich cycle death: police ask key witnesses to come forward

Crewe Guardian: Nantwich cycle death: police ask key witnesses to come forward Nantwich cycle death: police ask key witnesses to come forward

POLICE investigating a fatal collision near Nantwich are appealing to the drivers of two vehicles which may have passed the cyclist before the collision took place.

At 1.40pm on Tuesday November 12, a lorry collided with a cyclist on the A530 Whitchurch Road in Baddington near Nantwich.

The lorry and the cyclist were travelling from Nantwich in the direction of Whitchurch near to Baddington Bridge at the time.

The cyclist, Stewart Gandy, 65, from Crewe, died at the scene.

The lorry did not stop at the scene and was later traced by police. A 36-year-old man was arrested in Wigan and bailed pending further enquiries.

PC Paul Burke said: "We are appealing to two drivers who were travelling along Park Road Nantwich towards Shrewbridge Lake in the general direction of Whitchurch around 1.30pm to contact us as they may be able to help us with our enquiries.

"The first vehicle is described as a small dark coloured hatchback and the second is a white transit sized van.

“Both are likely to have passed Stewart, who was wearing a black and red coloured cycle top, before the collision took place. I would urge them to get in contact in order to assist us with our enquiries."

Anyone who witnessed what happened or has any information is urged to call Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 453 of 12 November.

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