Cyclist killed after taxi collision in Peterborough is named

Emergency services incident, news form the Peterborough Telegraph, www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk @peterboroughtel on Twitter

Emergency services incident, news form the Peterborough Telegraph, www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk @peterboroughtel on Twitter

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A cyclist who was killed in collision with a taxi in Peterborough has been named.

Nina Deasley (29) of no known address, suffered fatal injuries in the crash on Bourges Boulevard, just south of its roundabout with Bright Street, at about 12.50am today (Thursday, April 23).

The London taxi cab was travelling north at the time.

The 59-year-old man from Peterborough who was driving was not injured.

No arrests have been made.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “We received a call at 12.50am to a report of a woman who had been seriously injured in a road traffic collision in Bourges Boulevard.

“An ambulance crew, paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, and a response car from the East Anglian Air Ambulance attended the scene.”

Anyone who saw the collision, or either vehicle involved just prior, should contact PC Martin Lobley at the collision investigation unit on 101.