Cyclist dies after crash with car in Eccles


A cyclist has died after being involved in a collision in Eccles, Greater Manchester.

John Paul Allen, 32, from Chorlton, suffered serious head injuries and died at the scene, in Liverpool Road, Eccles at about 1120 BST on Saturday.

The driver of the silver Honda Civic was taken to hospital and was treated for shock.

Liverpool Road was closed in both directions but has since re-opened. Police appealed for information.

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