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Witness appeal after cyclist killed in Surrey hit and run

Officers are trying to trace Toyota Hilux after fatal crash in Lingfield yesterday evening

Police in Surrey have launched a witness appeal after a male cyclist was killed in a hit and run collision in Lingfield yesterday afternoon.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision which happened at around 5pm on Lingfield Common Road at the junction with Cobham Close.

Officers say that they are trying to trace the driver of the Toyota Hilux involved in the fatal crash, who failed to stop.

In a witness appeal, Surrey Police said: "We are carrying out a number of enquiries to trace the driver of the vehicle and are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision, or who saw the Toyota being driven prior to the incident, particularly anyone with any dashcam footage, to come forward straightaway."

Anyone who has information is asked to contact police on 101 or online via quoting reference PR/P19044029, or alternatively to contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


Simon joined as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.

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