Dalston crash: Woman, 56, dies after collision with cyclist in east London

A 56-year-old woman who collided with a bicycle as she crossed a road has died.

The woman, named as Sakine Cihan, was fighting for her life following the crash in Kingsland High Street on Tuesday, August 28.

She lived in Dalston , where the accident took place, shortly after 5pm.

A spokesperson for the Met Police said: “The woman was taken to hospital where she sadly died.”

When asked by the Standard the force was unable to state exactly when she died but believed it to be “more than a week ago”.

They said that details will be confirmed at an inquest.

The woman's next-of-kin have been informed of her death.

CCTV footage captured the moment the victim was hiton a crossing.

She stepped into the road before the bike, which was an electric-assisted Specialized model, and rider collided with her.

A 30-year-old was previously taken into custody at around 11pm on Wednesday, August 29, in connection with the incident.

This was after contacting police himself.

He was detained by the Met Police on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm as well as failing to stop and report a collision.

He was subsequently released under investigation.

Officers have been appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to contact the SCIU, Serious Collisions Investigations Unit, at Chadwell Heath on 020 8597 4874 or call 101 quoting CAD 5837/28 August.

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