Appeal to find car drivers as police name cyclist killed in crash in Leeds

Police say the drivers of these cars may have information to help the enquiry
Police say the drivers of these cars may have information to help the enquiry
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Police want to speak to the drivers of two cars who were seen near the spot where a cyclist was killed in a crash in Leeds.

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The victim, named by West Yorkshire Police as 41-year-old Andrew Wilsea, from Leeds, was fatally injured in a collision with a Rover 45 on the A62 Gelderd Road, Gildersome, at about 6.40pm on Tuesday.

Despite emergency treatment, he died at the scene.

A 29-year-old male who was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Police have now issued a CCTV image of two cars whose drivers they want to trace as potential witnesses.

The major collision enquiry team (MCET) say the drivers of the blue and black cars may have vital information.

Detective Sergeant Carole Greaves, of MCET ,said: “Our enquiries are continuing into this incident and we would like to speak to the drivers of the blue and black cars pictured who we believe may have seen what took place.

“From studying footage we believe that the blue vehicle was travelling behind the Rover 45 prior to it losing control and the black vehicle was heading towards it. I believe that the drivers of both vehicles will have key information to assist me with my investigation.”

Anyone with information should contact Det Sgt Greaves on 01924 293047 .

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