Cyclist, 21, chased down and killed following collision with car

Cyclist, 21, ‘murdered’ by four men who chased him down the street and killed him after he collided with their car

  • Police say the 21-year-old was chased down and attacked following a collision
  • Four men chased the cyclist into a street in Slough and launched a fatal attack
  • Paramedics attempted to save the cyclist, but he died from his injuries at scene
  • Officers have launched a murder probe into yesterday’s ‘shocking’ incident 

A murder investigation has today been launched after a cyclist was chased down and killed after being involved in a crash with a car.

Detectives say four males got out of the car and launched a fatal attack on the 21-year-old cyclist following the crash in Cippenham, in Slough.

The four men then got back into the vehicle, believed to be a black Volkswagen Golf, and fled the scene.

Paramedics were called and attempted to save the cyclist, who suffered serious injuries in the attack. However police say the man died at the scene.

Officers from Thames Valley Police have today described the incident as ‘shocking’ and say they are launching a murder investigation.

Senior investigating officer, Detective Chief Inspector Andy Howard, of the Thames Valley Police Major Crime Unit, said: ‘This is a tragic and shocking incident, which has resulted in the death of a 21 year old man.

A murder investigation has today been launched after a cyclist was chased down and killed after being involved in a crash with a car. Pictured: Police forensic teams at the scene today

Detectives say four males got out of the car and launched a fatal attack on the 21-year-old cyclist following the crash in Cippenham, in Slough. Pictured: Police at the scene today

The four men then got back into the vehicle, believed to be a black Volkswagen Golf, and fled the scene. Pictured: Police forensic teams at the scene today

Police say that, after the collision, approximately four males exited the Golf and chased the male into Waterman Court where he was fatally attacked. The men then left the scene in the black VW Golf. Pictured: Flowers are left at the scene of the attack

Detectives say four males got out of the car and launched a fatal attack on the 21-year-old cyclist following the crash in Cippenham, in Slough. Pictured: Police at the scene today

‘Details at this very early stage are limited, including descriptions of the offenders.

‘It is therefore incredibly important that we hear from anyone who witnessed any part of this incident.

‘ If you saw the offence itself, or if you saw a black VW Golf driving in the area prior to or after the incident, please get in touch.’

Police say the incident took place around 8.50pm on Tuesday. Officers received a report that a male had been seriously injured in Waterman Court, Cippenham.

Officers attended the scene where it was established that a 21-year-old man had been in a collision on his bicycle with a car in Earls Lane.

Police say that, after the collision, approximately four males exited the Golf and chased the male into Waterman Court where he was fatally attacked. The men then left the scene in the black VW Golf. 

Officers say the vehicle may well have damage as a result of the collision.

They are also ‘particularly interested’ in hearing from anyone who has dash-cam, CCTV or doorbell footage which could be relevant.

Police say that, after the collision, approximately four males exited the Golf and chased the male into Waterman Court where he was fatally attacked. The men then left the scene in the black VW Golf. Pictured: Police at the scene

Officers say the vehicle may well have damage as a result of the collision. They are also ‘particularly interested’ in hearing from anyone who has dash-cam, CCTV or doorbell footage which could be relevant. Pictured: Police forensic teams at the scene today

Paramedics were called and attempted to save the cyclist, who suffered serious injuries in the attack. However police say the man died at the scene. Pictured: Police at the scene today

Detective Chief INspector Howard added: ‘Our officers are at the scene and will remain so while our investigation continues. 

‘I appreciate that a serious incident such as this may create a lot of concern in the community, but a detailed and thorough investigation is underway and at this time there is no indication that there is any wider risk to the public.

‘If any members of the local community do have concerns please speak to one of our officers at the scene.

‘If you have any information that you think could help us, please call 101, quoting reference number 20221002-1905.’

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