A MAN from Basingstoke has been arrested after a cyclist died in a collision with a lorry.

The cyclist, from Surrey, was pronounced dead at the scene in Bracknell after the incident, which took place in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The 61-year-old cyclist, who has not been identified, was travelling down the A322 Bagshot Road at around 4.45am when he collided with a white articulated lorry heading in the same direction.

Thames Valley Police said the lorry initially did not stop after the crash.

A 63-year-old man from Basingstoke was subsequently arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has been released under investigation.

Thames Valley Police is investigating.

Investigating officer PC Lyndsey Blackaby, from the serious collision investigation unit, said: “We are investigating this collision in which a man sadly died. As part of our enquiries, we are appealing for anyone who was on the A322 Bagshot Road who saw a lorry or a cyclist travelling between 4.30am and 5.30am on Saturday.

“If you have any information which could assist our investigation, please contact police.”

Anyone with any information should call 101 quoting the reference 43180238749.