Cyclist dies in collision with car in Abingdon

A cyclist has died after a collision with a car in Oxfordshire.

The 68-year-old woman collided with a silver Ford Escort on Preston Road, Abingdon, shortly before 10:00 GMT.

She was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford with serious head injuries but later died. Her next of kin have been informed.

The 33-year-old man, from Abingdon, who was driving the car was not injured. Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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