Fatal collision 2 January 2015 Moss Lane, Altrincham, Cheshire

Last updated 20 September 2016
Moss Lane, Altrincham, Cheshire (show full map)
Casualties Karen Clayton, 49 (fatality)
Time of incident 5:15pm, 2 January 2015
Vehicles involved Pedal cycle, Car
Incident factors None known
Police details Cheshire

Karen Clayton was cycling in a contraflow cycle lane on Moss Lane when she and a pedestrian collided. The collision knocked her to the ground and she was reportedly then hit by a car. She sustained fatal head injuries, although it is not clear from the available reports whether these were caused by falling onto the road or by being struck by the car.

Senior coroner John Pollard recorded a verdict of accidental death and issued a Prevention of Future Deaths report, highlighting issues with the road layout in the vicinity.