Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Wimborne cyclist killed in Southampton flyover collision

A 48-year-old Dorset cyclist has died in a collision involving a number of vehicles in Southampton.

The man from Wimborne was riding along the Mountbatten Way flyover when the collision took place around 08:45 GMT. He died at the scene.

Two Hampshire men were arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by careless driving.

The 37-year-old from West End and 56-year-old from Fordingbridge remain in police custody.

The men were driving a Ford Transit minibus and a Mercedes coupe respectively.

Mountbatten Way was closed in both directions following the crash, but reopened at about 15:30 GMT.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

A post-mortem examination is due to be held on Thursday.

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