POLICE are urgently appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was killed in a road crash outside a Romsley pub.

The incident happened at around 7.40am on Thursday morning (June 15) on Bromsgrove Road, near to the Swallow's Nest pub.

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It is believed that a silver Vauxhall Corsa was travelling from Poplar Lane and collided with a silver Ford Transit.

The vehicles subsequently crashed with a cyclist who was travelling on Bromsgrove Road.

Paramedics were on the scene within eight minutes while the Midlands Air Ambulance was also called out.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The middle aged cyclist had suffered significant injuries in the crash.

“He received considerable treatment from the ambulance staff and air ambulance doctor but sadly, despite the extensive efforts it wasn’t possible to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“No-one else was hurt.”

West Mercia Police has since launched an appeal for witnesses, and is asking anyone who saw the crash, or the manner in which the vehicles were being driven, to come forward.

Anyone with information can contact police on 101, quoting incident number 99s of June 15.