A CYCLIST who died after a collision between his bicycle and a parked vehicle has now been named by police.

Colin Darren Marron, 51, from York, collided with a parked car on Holgate Road in York city centre at around 7.15pm Sunday, April 7.

Shortly after the collision, the emergency services arrived and he was treated for his injuries at the scene of the incident.

But due to the extent of his injuries, Mr Marron had to be taken to Accident and Emergency.

Mr Marron was taken to Leeds General Infirmary hospital by ambulance where he remained in a critical condition at the time.

However, on Monday, April 8, he died in hospital.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “Police are now in a position to name the male cyclist who died following a collision with a parked car.

“An investigation is currently ongoing to determine the circumstances around the incident.

“Anyone who has any information or who witnessed the collision, but has not yet contacted police is asked to dial 101.

“Then select option 1 and pass the information to the Force Control Room.

"Please quote reference 12190062550.”

As the investigation was launched, police said Mr Marron had been wearing a grey sports top, blue cargo trousers and a khaki baseball cap at the time of the incident.

Police also begun its appeal to motorists who where driving through the area at the time.

They asked those with dash-cam footage, to come forward, which could assist them with their enquires.