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Hornchurch cyclist dies following fatal collision in Rainham

PUBLISHED: 09:33 26 May 2016 | UPDATED: 09:48 26 May 2016

Christopher Holt, 58, died of his injuries four days after being hit by a car at the junction between Rainham Road and Sowrey Avenue.

Christopher Holt, 58, died of his injuries four days after being hit by a car at the junction between Rainham Road and Sowrey Avenue.

Archant

A 58-year-old cyclist has died of his injuries four days after a fatal collision with a car in Rainham.

Emergency services were called at 7.10am on May 11 after reports of a cyclist being hit by a car at the junction between Rainham Road and Sowrey Avenue.

Christopher Holt, 58, of Hornchurch, was rushed to hospital in a critical condition.

He died in hospital four days later on May 15.

A post mortem examination was held at Queen’s Hospital, Rom Valley Way, Romford, and the cause of death was a blockage in the pulmonary artery, also called a pulmonary embolism.

The woman driving the car stopped at the scene and was not arrested. She continues to assist the police with their enquiries.

The investigation is on going.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward by calling 020 8597 4874.

Did you know Christopher Holt? The Recorder would like to pay tribute to him. Please contact chloe.farand@archant.co.uk.

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