UPDATE - Our hearts are broken': Tributes paid to cyclists killed in A40 crash

Two cyclists have been killed in a horror car crash outside West Wycombe.

The men, who were 52 and 56, were cycling on the A40 Wycombe Road near the junction on of Old Dashwood Hill, between Studley Green and West Wycombe, yesterday evening (June 1).

At around 6.30pm, a grey Volkswagen Golf R and the cyclists crashed into each other, with both male cyclists sadly pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

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Officers have traced the next of kin of both men and they are being supported by specially trained officers.

The driver of the car is helping police with their investigation into the crash.

Bucks Free Press:

Inspector Andy Tester of the Joint Operations Roads Policing Unit, said: “This incident has tragically led to the deaths of two cyclists. Our thoughts remain with their families at this difficult time.

“We are carrying out a thorough investigation to establish the full circumstances of this collision.

“As such we are asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision to please come forward.

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“Additionally, we would ask anyone who may have seen a Grey Volkswagen Golf R or the two cyclists travelling on the A40 Wycombe Road near to the junction of Old Dashwood Hill prior to 6.30pm to please get in touch.

“We would also ask anyone who was travelling on the same stretch and has dash-cam footage to please check it to see if it may show either the cyclists or the Golf.”

Anyone with information should call Thames Valley Police on 101 quoting reference 1111.