So tragic following such euphoria on two wheels at the Olympics…

‘Olympic bus’ crash kills cyclist in Newham

A cyclist has been killed in a crash with what police are describing as an “Olympic bus” on the border of the Olympic Park in east London.

The man, believed to be aged 30, was injured just before 19:45 BST at the junction of Ruckholt Road and East Cross Road, Newham.

Police and an air ambulance attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

No arrests have been made in connection with the incident.

The crash happened close to the Olympic hockey centre, velodrome and Paralympic tennis arena.

It is being investigated by the Met’s Traffic Investigation Unit.

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