Jersey cyclist dies after being hit by van

Crash scene
Image caption The cyclist was treated at the scene by paramedics

A cyclist hit by a van in St Helier has died according to the States of Jersey police.

The 40-year-old, who has not been named, collided with a Ford Luton Transit at about 13:15 BST outside the old La Folie pub near Mount Bingham.

He was treated at the scene by paramedics but was pronounced dead a short time later.

States of Jersey police say the van driver is being treated as a significant witness.

It happened in a busy commercial area and caused traffic queues of several miles.

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