Appeal over identity of cyclist crash victim

PACEMAKER BELFAST  15/4/2011 Police at the scene after a  man was   killed after he was involved in a collision between a bicycle and a lorry   on the Ormeau Road at the Annadale/Ormeau  in Belfast Pic Colm Lenghan
PACEMAKER BELFAST 15/4/2011 Police at the scene after a man was killed after he was involved in a collision between a bicycle and a lorry on the Ormeau Road at the Annadale/Ormeau in Belfast Pic Colm Lenghan

POLICE are appealing for the public’s help in identifying the male cyclist killed in an accident in Belfast this morning.

The accident which involved a lorry happened on the Ormeau Road at the Annadale/Ormeau junction at around 6.30am.

The man is described as between 40 and 50 years of a slim to medium build with ginger or sandy coloured hair going grey and receding at the back.

He was wearing white Umbro trainers, black Runhill cycling trousers with thin blue piping down the outside of each leg and with the word Bikster written on one side. He was also wearing a black and grey cycling top under a light blue and black waterproof jacket. He was also wearing distinctive blue cycling gloves with black forefingers.

The bike he was riding is believed to be a Giant CRS 4. It had a rear rack and displayed a sticker for McConvey cycles.

Anyone who believes they know the identity of this man should contact police immediately on 0845 600 8000.