Cyclist dies after fall near roundabout

A cyclist has tragically died after an accident near the A801 Westfield roundabout in West Lothian yesterday morning.

Police, appealing for witnesses, say the 45-year-old man appears to have lost control of his bike and fallen into the roadway.

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.

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“It appears no other vehicles were involved in this incident.

“We would like to hear from anyone who saw the man around 10.30am cycling on the A801 toward the Westfield roundabout.‎”

The victim is described as white, 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 101 quoting ref 1643 of May 5.