Male Cyclist Killed after Fatal Collision in the New Forest

Cyclist killed after a fatal road traffic collision in the New Forest.
At around 6.45pm this evening officers received a report of a collision between a car and a cyclist on Hilltop, Beaulieu. It is understood that the collision happened near the Royal Oak Public House
The male cyclist was taken to Southampton General Hospital but died a short time later.
Inspector Andy Storey, said: “At this stage we’re still trying to identify the cyclist and we’d like to hear from anyone who thinks they might know who he is.

We believe he was aged in his 60s, and he had a tattoo on his left forearm. He was riding an older style bicycle with racing handle bars.
“The collision happened close to the Royal Oak public house and I would urge anyone who witnessed what happened to get in touch.”
Anyone with information should call Hampshire Constabulary on 101 quoting Operation Tortoiseshell.

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