The body of the cyclist is removed from the scene of the accident.

18-04-2017Vasil Vasilev

A British cycling tourist, whose age has variously been given as 70 and 86, was killed this afternoon when he was struck by a 4x4 vehicle.

The incident occurred just after two o'clock this afternoon on the Carretera Arta main road. The cyclist, said to have been riding in a perfectly correct manner, was hit by the vehicle that was being driven by a 48-year old resident of Alcudia. He tested positive for both alcohol and drugs, specifically cocaine. Because of the seriousness of the incident, he will be in court in Inca tomorrow.

The cyclist's injuries were such that he died at the scene, despite the rapid attention of medics.

The bay of Alcudia resorts - Alcudia itself, Playa de Muro and Can Picafort, are full of cyclists at present. The Guardia Civil's Trafico division is reminding drivers and cyclists to be careful.

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Peter Cunnell / Hace 2 months

Bryan just missed his 86th birthday but he had the energy and enthusiasm of a young man. He will be remembered for a long time for his passion and humour. Such a tragic end

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juan love / Hace 2 months

5 people mown down by an idiot who only passed his test a week previously, and now a cyclist killed by an even bigger idiot coke head behind the wheel.

Your Life can be over in a split of a second, all by a complete strangers irresponsible and selfish actions. Scary stuff.

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