Margate man dies at Thanet hospital after bicycle accident in Marine Terrace
A MARGATE man has died after he was knocked off his bike by a lorry in Margate early this morning (Friday, May 14).
The man, who is in his 60s, collided with the lorry at about 3.45am on Marine Terrace and was rushed to Thanet hospital where he died. His family have been informed.
The seafront road was closed until after 9am while police investigated the scene and impounded the lorry.
The resulting tailbacks brought rush hour traffic in the town to a standstill before the road was reopened at 9.30am.
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Police are urging anyone who witnessed the incident to call their serious collision investigation unit on 01622 798538.