The junction of Romford Road and Crosby Road (credit: Google Maps)
Emergency services rushed to the junction of Romford Road and Crosby Road at around 3.20am on Friday, 24 July.
The cyclist, named today as 31-year-old Jay Kristiansen, was taken to hospital in a critical condition. Sadly, he passed away yesterday.
The driver of the car believed to be involved did not stop at the scene.
Investigators arrested a man, aged in his 20s, yesterday on suspicion of failing to stop at the scene of a collision and causing death by dangerous driving.
He has been released on bail to return on a date in late August.
Anyone who witnessed the collision or has relevant dash cam footage is asked to call Chadwell Heath Traffic Garage on 020 8597 4874, quoting ref 961/24Jul.
Alternatively, the independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.Tags: Newham, Stratford, Romford, Havering, Forest Gate
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