BREAKING NEWS: Cyclist dies in hospital

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A 21-YEAR-OLD cyclist has died from his injuries following a collision with a van in Doncaster.

The man, from Burghwallis, died today following a collision last night in Skellow Road.

Detectives are appealing for information about the circumstances of the collision.

At 5.55pm yesterday, a Ford Transit van driven by a 31-year-old local man was travelling along Skellow Road away from the A1 when it has collided with the pedal cycle that had exited Mill Lane, throwing the cyclist from the pedal cycle and into the road.

The 21-year-old was taken to Leeds General Infirmary, where he died from his injuries

Officers would especially like to speak to the driver of a green vehicle that was seen exiting Mill Lane at the time of the collision, as they may be able to provide vital information to help with the investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or the manner of driving prior to the collision should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 892 of the 5 September 2012.