Colyton cyclist dies in A35 collision

Police are appealing for dashcam footage after a 27-year-old man from Colyton died in a collision involving a bicycle and a van on the A35.

The collision happened at Raymonds Hill near Axminster at 5.30am on Thursday, July 4. The dead man was riding the bicycle at the time of the incident and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Devon and Cornwall Police say his next of kin have been informed.

A spokesman said: “Police remain on the scene and the road is expected to remain closed in both directions for several hours.

“Motorists are advised to avoid the area and consider alternative routes.”

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has dashcam footage of the area at the time of the incident is urged to contact police on 101, quoting log number 111 of 4 July 2019.

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