Cyclist Dies After Being Hit By Lorry in Southall

Tipper truck driver arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving


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Police are appealing for information after a cyclist was hit by a tipper truck and killed in Southall.

It happened around 2pm on Thursday 5th July - officers were called to reports of a collision between a four-axle tipper lorry and a cyclist at the junction with Saxon Road.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended but the cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. Next of kin have been informed. A post-mortem examination took place on 6 July at Uxbridge Mortuary and police await the results.

Formal identification has taken place and the cyclist has been named as Tarsem Dari, 60, from Southall.

The 34-year-old male driver of the tipper lorry stopped at the scene. He was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, taken into custody at a west London police station and later released on bail, to return in early November pending further enquiries.

The incident is being investigated by officers from the Road Death Investigation team at Northolt Traffic Garage, who are appealing for any witnesses to contact them on 020 8842 1817.


10th July 2012


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