Man arrested after cyclist dies in Kingston Road, Merton

A man has been arrested after a 25-year-old cyclist died when he was hit by a car in south-west London.

The male was hit by a silver Honda Accord on Kingston Road in Merton at 00:45. He was taken to hospital, but died nine hours later.

The 32-year-old driver stopped at the scene and was arrested.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course. Formal identification has yet to take place and his next of kin have been told.

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