72-year-old cyclist dies during charity ride

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By The Bristol Post | Friday, June 22, 2012, 05:00

A CYCLIST who suffered serious head injuries after crashing during a charity ride from Lands End to John O'Groats has died.

The 72-year-old, not yet named, was riding north along the A38 through Buckgrove, near Thornbury, just after 8am on June 9 when he came off his bike.

He died at Frenchay Hospital on Wednesday, 11 days after being found in the road. It is not known if another vehicle was involved.

Witnesses should call 101.



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