A TRIBUTE to a cyclist who was killed in a road crash in St Helens a year ago has been placed at the scene of the collision.

A white 'ghost bike' has been installed on Warrington Road, Bold Heath, where 47-year-old Terry Brown from Warrington was fatally injured on February 18, 2014.

It is hoped the bike, donated by the North Cheshire Clarion Cycle Club, will serve as a reminder to drivers to be aware of cyclists on the road to prevent similar incidents in future. 

Family and friends of the father-of-three placed flowers at the monument and let off red balloons when it was put in place.

Terry's sister Nicola Keatley said: “We could not let the day go by without doing something to pay tribute to Terry. That’s what the bike is about.

“He lived to cycle so it’s a fitting tribute to leave a bike here to remember him.”
She added: “It is also for any cars that drive past to act as a reminder to them to be aware of cyclists.

“We would not want this to happen to anybody else so it is to make road users aware that cyclists belong on the roads as well.”

Terry suffered serious head injuries after being involved in the crash with a car while he was out cycling. He was taken to Aintree Hospital where he later died.

Michael Rollason, 39 from Bedworth in Warwickshire was charged on October 17, 2014 with causing death by dangerous driving.

He will appear at Liverpool Crown Court on Friday to enter a plea to the charges.