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Murder probe launched in Slough after cyclist, 21, is chased and killed after crash

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Cyclist, 21, ‘killed’ by four men who chased him down the street and killed him after colliding with their car

  • Police say 21-year-old was chased and assaulted after being hit by car
  • Four men chased the cyclist into a street in Slough and launched a deadly attack
  • Paramedics tried to save the cyclist, but he died of his injuries on the spot
  • Officers have launched a murder investigation into yesterday’s ‘shocking’ incident

A murder investigation was launched today after a bicyclist was chased and killed in a collision with a car.

Detectives say four men got out of the car and carried out a fatal attack on the 21-year-old cyclist after the crash at Cippenham, in Slough.

The four men then got back into the vehicle, believed to be a black Volkswagen Golf, and fled.

Emergency services were called and tried to rescue the cyclist, who was seriously injured in the attack. However, according to police, the man died on the spot.

Thames Valley Police officers today described the incident as “shocking” and say they are opening a murder investigation.

Senior investigating officer, Detective Chief Inspector Andy Howard, of the Thames Valley Police Major Crime Unit, said: ‘This is a tragic and shocking incident which has resulted in the death of a 21-year-old man.

A murder investigation was launched today after a bicyclist was chased and killed in a collision with a car. In the photo: forensic police teams on site today

The four men then got back into the vehicle, believed to be a black Volkswagen Golf, and fled.  In the photo: forensic police teams on site today

The four men then got back into the vehicle, believed to be a black Volkswagen Golf, and fled. In the photo: forensic police teams on site today

Police say about four men left the Gulf after the collision and pursued the man to Waterman Court, where he was fatally attacked.  The men then left the scene in the black VW Golf.  Pictured: Flowers are left at the site of the attack

Police say about four men left the Gulf after the collision and pursued the man to Waterman Court, where he was fatally attacked. The men then left the scene in the black VW Golf. Pictured: Flowers are left at the site of the attack

Detectives say four men got out of the car and carried out a fatal attack on the 21-year-old cyclist after the crash at Cippenham, in Slough.  In the photo: police on site today

Detectives say four men got out of the car and carried out a fatal attack on the 21-year-old cyclist after the crash at Cippenham, in Slough. In the photo: police on site today

“The details at this very early stage are limited, including descriptions of the perpetrators.

“It is therefore incredibly important that we hear from everyone who witnessed any part of this incident.

‘If you saw the violation yourself, or if you saw a black VW Golf driving in the area before or after the incident, please contact us.’

The incident happened around 8:50 p.m. on Tuesday, police said. Officers received a report that a man had been seriously injured in Waterman Court, Cippenham.

Officers arrived at the scene where it was determined that a 21-year-old man on his bicycle had collided with a car in Earls Lane.

Police say about four men left the Gulf after the collision and pursued the man to Waterman Court, where he was fatally attacked. The men then left the scene in the black VW Golf.

Police say the car may have been damaged in the collision.

They are also “particularly interested” in hearing from anyone who has dashcam, CCTV or doorbell footage that may be relevant.

Police say about four men left the Gulf after the collision and pursued the man to Waterman Court, where he was fatally attacked.  The men then left the scene in the black VW Golf.  In the photo: police on the spot

Police say about four men left the Gulf after the collision and pursued the man to Waterman Court, where he was fatally attacked. The men then left the scene in the black VW Golf. In the photo: police on the spot

Police say the car may have been damaged in the collision.  They are also

Police say the car may have been damaged in the collision. They are also “particularly interested” in hearing from anyone who has dashcam, CCTV or doorbell footage that may be relevant. In the photo: forensic police teams on site today

Emergency services were called and tried to rescue the cyclist, who was seriously injured in the attack.  However, according to police, the man died on the spot.  In the photo: police on site today

Emergency services were called and tried to rescue the cyclist, who was seriously injured in the attack. However, according to police, the man died on the spot. In the photo: police on site today

Chief Inspector Howard added: “Our agents are on the scene and will remain so as long as our investigation continues.

“I understand that a serious incident such as this could be of great concern to the community, but a detailed and thorough investigation is underway and there is no indication at this time that there is any greater risk to the public.

“If members of the local community are concerned, please contact one of our agents on the ground.

“If you have information that you think may help us, please call 101, quoting reference number 20221002-1905.”

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