Two cyclists die after being hit by VW Golf on a bike tour in High Wycombe
- Emergency services were on the scene trying desperately to rescue the men
- Two local men, aged 52 and 56, were pronounced dead on the spot
- The driver of a gray Volkswagen Golf R car helps the police with questions
Two cyclists were killed when they were hit by a car in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire on Monday evening.
Emergency services came to the scene and desperately tried to rescue the men, 52 and 56 years old, who were on a stretch of road where a fast-moving A-road encounters a small country road, police confirmed.
Investigators confirmed that the driver of a gray Volkswagen Golf R car involved in the collision “assisted the police with their questions.”
Thames Valley Police calls on witnesses after the double fatality on Monday evening at 6:30 PM on A40 Wycombe Road, High Wycombe, near the junction of Old Dashwood Hill
Paramedics were present, but both men, who came from the area, were pronounced dead on the spot.
Thames Valley police are calling on witnesses after the double fatality that happened at 6:30 pm on A40 Wycombe Road, High Wycombe, near the junction of Old Dashwood Hill.
Officers have traced the surviving relatives of both men and are supported by specially trained officers.
Inspector Andy Tester of the Joint Operations Roads Policing Unit said, “This incident tragically resulted in the deaths of two cyclists. Our thoughts remain with their families during this difficult time.
The driver of a gray Volkswagen Golf R car helps the police with questions
“We are conducting a thorough investigation to determine the full circumstances of this collision.
As such, we ask anyone who may have witnessed the collision to come forward.
In addition, we would ask anyone who may have seen a Gray Volkswagen Golf R or the two cyclists who traveled on the A40 Wycombe Road near the junction of Old Dashwood Hill to contact us.
“We would also ask anyone who traveled on the same stretch and who has dashcam footage to check whether it shows cyclists or the Golf.”