• It has now finally been reported that the victim in this crash is Ben Gregory, the Welsh decathlete. The initial articles specifically about him didn't give any information about the crash except that it was in London. Here's the Islington Tribune article:

    https://www.islingtontribune.co.uk/artic­le/athlete-left-fighting-for-life-after-­road-collision

    It's not a very well-written article (some of the usual problems around reporting crashes occur in it) and still doesn't give any information how the crash happened. As someone who cycles along this stretch all the time, I have a suspicion as to what it may have been, but I won't speculate here.

    The suggestion that other people in his place would have died is very worrying, and there is obviously no telling whether he will pull through. All best wishes to him and those close to him.

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