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Cyclist dies in Bolton Abbey collision

Cyclist dies in Bolton Abbey collision

Published at 7:27am 16th February 2015. (Updated at 11:50am 17th February 2015)

A cyclist has died after a collision with a car near Bolton Abbey.

The man in his 40s, from Otley, had been with two other riders at the time of the incident at around 11.30am on Sunday.

Police say he was hit by a silver Hyundai i30 car travelling in the opposite direction towards Barden.

The collision happened on the bends of the Bolton Abbey Estate, between the fountain and the archway, on the B6160.

It's understood the man had been taking part in an organised cycle ride.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Traffic Constable Ken Riley, of Skipton Roads Policing Group, said: "If you witnessed the incident - or saw the car or cycles involved prior to the collision - I urge you to come forward as you may have important information that could assist the investigation.

"I would also like to thank the members of the public who stopped at the scene to lend assistance in the immediate aftermath of this tragic incident."

Anyone with information is urged to call North Yorkshire Police on 101.