[26 JUL 00] CRIMES,
FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Killed in A444 Rush-Hour Smash
cyclist was killed this morning in a crash that left a main road
in north Warwickshire closed through the rush hour.
man has been named as Christopher Wheeler, 34, of Jardine
Crescent, Tile Hill, Coventry. The van driver was named as
Darren Lang, 22, from Leicester.
accident at 6.30pm occurred on the A444, which runs north from the
M6 and Bedworth towards Nuneaton.
scene of the crash was close to the new cinema and it led to long
man on a mountain bike was in collision with a Mercedes Sprinter
box van. He was taken to hospital, but died from his injuries.
closed the northbound A444 for several hours, but it has since
with information should call Coleshill traffic depot on 01926