Man in court over death of cyclist, 24, in Manchester

A man is due in court over the death of a young cyclist killed in a suspected hit-and-run in Greater Manchester.

Tuesday, 29th August 2017, 9:06 am
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 1:02 pm
Vicky Myres, 24, tragically died in the incident.
Vicky Myres, 24, tragically died in the incident.

Gurparthab Ajay Singh, 26, of Hall Lane, Wythenshawe, is accused of fatally colliding with 24-year-old Vicky Myres in Timperley early on Sunday.

The family of "lovely daughter" Miss Myres said her death leaves a void that can never be filled.

The florist, from Flixton, had just bought a house with her partner James and recently cycled from Land's End to John O'Groats.

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Vicky pictured with her partner James

Singh has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving, failing to stop after a road traffic collision and failing to report a road traffic collision.

He will appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.

Emergency services were called to Stockport Road just before 8am but Miss Myres later died in hospital.

A second man arrested after the crash, aged 35, was released under investigation.

Vicky pictured with her partner James

Officers continue to seek witnesses and anyone with information should call 0161 856 4741 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.