A CYCLIST has died after he was hit by a taxi.

The 68-year-old was cycling at the junction of Haydon Road and Lydalls Road in Didcot at about 12.25am on Saturday, August 8, when he collided with the black Toyota Yaris taxi.

He suffered a head injury and was taken to hospital, but has since died.

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Now police are appealing for witnesses to the collision to come forward.

Investigating officer PC Lyndsey Blackaby, of the Serious Collisions Investigation Unit, said: “I am appealing for witnesses to this tragic incident to please come forward.

“I would also ask anyone who has CCTV covering that area or motorists who have dash-cams and were in the area around the time of this incident to check any footage in case it may have captured what happened.

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“Anyone with information can contact police by calling 101, or making a report online, quoting reference 43200245191.”

The police said the man's family were being supported by specially-trained officers.