Police appeal for witnesses after cyclist dies on road

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A cyclist has died after falling from his bicycle.

Police said it appears no other vehicles were involved in the incident on the A801 Westfield roundabout in West Lothian at around 10.30am on Saturday morning.

It is thought the 45-year-old man lost control of his bicycle and fell onto the road.

He was taken to hospital where he later died.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw the cyclist to contact them.

Sergeant Ross Drummond, from Police Scotland’s Road Policing Unit, said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of this man who has tragically lost his life.

“It appears no other vehicles were involved in this incident. We would like to hear from anyone who saw the man around 10:30 cycling on the A801 toward the Westfield roundabout.”

He is described as white, of medium build and was wearing a black helmet, black clothing and was riding a silver and black bike.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police 101 quoting ref 1643 of 5 May.