Woman, 30, two men arrested after e-biker was ‘hit and killed by car’ as cops launch investigation into murder
THREE people have been arrested after an electric cyclist was ‘hit and killed’ by a car on Thursday.
A 30-year-old woman and two men, aged 22 and 21, were arrested as cops opened a murder investigation today.
Cleveland police confirmed tonight that the alleged victim, also a 22-year-old man, died of his injuries in hospital.
Cops previously said he was allegedly hit by a VW car while riding his e-bike in Grangetown, Teeside.
The two male suspects were both arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, while the woman was arrested on suspicion of aiding an offender.
Cleveland Police said: “A 22-year-old male who was receiving hospital treatment following a suspected incident in Grangetown on Thursday evening Oct. 6, sadly passed away this evening (Sunday Oct. 9).
“Our thoughts are with the man’s family and friends at this extremely difficult time.
“It has now become a murder investigation.
“Two men aged 21 and 22 arrested earlier today remain in custody. A 30-year-old woman has also been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.”
A third man, 21, was also arrested but released on bail.
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