Cyclist dies trying to avoid an accident, say police
Saturday 30th April 2011, 2:30PM BST.
A 37-YEAR-OLD cyclist who died following an accident at North Beach early yesterday morning has been named as Ian Davison.
Police said that Mr Davison, a self-employed plumber who lived in St Sampson’s, sustained severe head injuries while trying to avoid a crash.
The incident occurred at around 2.20am on Friday. Mr Davison was taken to hospital but later died.
Traffic sergeant John Tostevin said Mr Davison was cycling across the road from the North Beach toilets towards the cycle path, heading north towards Salerie Corner.
He came off his bike after braking heavily to avoid a potential collision with a car entering North Beach.
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