Chef Killed in Fatal Cyclist Accident

Chef Killed in Fatal Cyclist Accident

It is believed the deceased was cycling to work in a cycle lane which was positioned between two lanes of traffic when he was struck and pulled under the nearside wheels of the lorry.

Witnesses advised that the HGV driver thought he was in the correct lane to turn left when he struck the cyclist when it was later confirmed there was clear road markings indicating to vehicle drivers to carry on straight on over the roundabout.

Emergency services were called to this fatal cyclist accident and confirmed they did try and resuscitate the deceased at the scene of the accident when an air ambulance arrived with a doctor on board who pronounced him deceased.

An inquest took place were it was confirmed the deceased’s cause of death was multiple traumatic injuries due to a road traffic accident incident.

Fatal cyclist accident claims

Here at R James Hutcheon Solicitors we are experts in this area. Cyclists are more frequently involved in road traffic accidents due to their vulnerability and reduced protection compared with motor vehicles and Lorries.  The likelihood of serious life changing injuries or death is far greater if you are a biker or cyclist.  Our expertise in dealing with fatal road accidents to both bikers and cyclists span over 27 years. Certainly, during recent years there has been an increase in cycle fatalities especially in large urban Cities such as London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and Liverpool.  Certainly London cycle deaths are on the increase.

Fatal Cycle Accident Death Claims

Cyclists are likely to be killed on a bike than any other means of transport. 80% of cycle accidents claims are as a result of the fault of the motorist or lorry driver. The consequences of fatal road accident are devastating.

Compensation for the family of the deceased

In such a tragic time as a fatal accident, our cycle accident solicitors appreciate that compensation for a fatal cyclist accident is secondary to the grieving process and to find out what happened.


As fatal accident claim solicitors we shall help every step of the way from dealing with the police to coroner and inquest hearings. In the meantime, if the opponent admits fault to the fatal accident claim, we can then arrange for interim compensation payments to help with the bills that do not stop following a fatal accident.

“What are your charges?”

Once you have considered and thought about taking legal advice the next thing to consider is the costs of instructing a solicitor that specialise in fatal cycling road accidents.

You can be assured that the family and or the dependents of the deceased who instruct us will not have to worry about their legal costs as we operate under a No Win No Fee Solicitors for fatal injuries basis.  At least there is one thing less to worry about.

No Win No Fee No Solicitors

Due to a change of the law, if you WIN your claim you may have to pay up to 25% of your compensation to your solicitors. if you instruct us, you have the ability to keep 100% of the fatal accident compensation award. Please contact us for further details.

Posted: January 12, 2016 at 12:19 pm