Tributes left to Sunderland fan who died in cycling tragedy

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Tributes have been left at the roadside where a cyclist died, after being hit by a car.

Stuart Price from Murton, died after being involved in a collison with a black Jaguar car in Colliery Lane, next to the junction with Murton Lane, near Easington Lane, at about 10.25am on Sunday.

Photo tributes to Stuart Price have been left at the roadside

Photo tributes to Stuart Price have been left at the roadside

Yesterday, floral tributes and Sunderland shirts were left at the roadside where the 24-year-old who was part of Sunderland Royal Hospital's Medical Records Team, lost his life.

Paying tribute to Stuart, a spokesman said: "We were extremely saddened to hear the tragic news of Stuart’s death.

"He was a much valued member of our Medical Records team and the thoughts of all his friends and colleagues at Sunderland Royal Hospital are with his family at this very sad time."

Meanwhile, pictures and moving messages have also been placed at the scene of the tragedy by those whose lives he had been part of.

Tributes for Sunderland fan Stuart Price

Tributes for Sunderland fan Stuart Price

Lauren Johnson, said she hopes her photo "gives his family comfort knowing how loved he was."

Jonny Hughes wrote: "Can't believe your're gone mate, but you will never be forgotten. Keep the red flag flying up their mate."

Bobbie and Josh wrote: "We miss you already. Things will never be the same withouth you. It was a pleasure to have you as your friend. You are one in a million. Forever in our hearts."

The driver of the Jaguar, who stopped at the scene of the collision, was not injured but was left very shaken by the incident.

Messages are being left for cyclist Stuart Price who died after being hit by a car

Messages are being left for cyclist Stuart Price who died after being hit by a car

An investigation is ongoing to establish the circumstances around the collision and police are now appealing for anyone who saw what happened to get in touch.

At the time of the incident Mr Price was wearing a Boyle Sports Sunderland AFC football shirt and blue adidas trainers with white stripes.

He was riding a distinctive white Lapierre full suspension mountain bike.

Any witnesses, or anyone with any information that may help police, is asked to contact officers on 101 quoting log 400 19/02/17.

Floral tributes are left at the scene where cyclist Stuart Price died

Floral tributes are left at the scene where cyclist Stuart Price died

Sunderland shirts lie at the scene where tragic cyclist Stuart Price died

Sunderland shirts lie at the scene where tragic cyclist Stuart Price died

Heartfelt messages have been left for Stuart Price

Heartfelt messages have been left for Stuart Price

Tributes left at the roadside where Stuart Price died.

Tributes left at the roadside where Stuart Price died.