15/01/2015

Police Appeal To Witnesses Of Cycling Incident

Police in Cheltenham have appealed to witnesses of an incident involving a cyclist on Tuesday.

It is understood that a 52-year-old female cyclist was found with head injuries on Old Bath Road. She was treated in hospital and discharged the same day.

However, paramedics were called to the woman's home on Wednesday morning where she was pronounced dead.

An investigation into the cause of death is underway and police are trying to establish what happened to the woman.

Gloucestershire Police said she had been cycling from the tennis club towards Leckhampton Hill at about 11:30 on Tuesday morning.

Anyone who witnessed what happened to the woman is urged to contact police.

(MH/CD)

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