Hooded cyclist wearing earphones crushed to death by turning bus

A cyclist has been killed in an horrific accident which saw him getting dragged under the wheels of a bus as it turned a corner.

The 34-year-old man was crushed and died at the scene of the accident, which had been caught on the dashcam of a car waiting at the junction.

The man was wearing a hood and had his earphones on, although it is not known what if, anything, was playing at the time.

Eyewitnesses and police were concerned the man’s vision and hearing could have been impaired.

The footage shows the bus overtaking the cyclist, then turning right in front of him at a busy junction in the city of Angarsk in south-central Russia.

But the cyclist did not appear to notice the huge bus and cycled straight into the side of the vehicle.

The man was knocked off his bicycle and went under the wheels of the bus which stopped as soon as the driver felt the impact.

The victim, whose name has not been released, died at the scene of the accident.

Police have launched an investigation but officers believe he failed to notice the bus because his hood prevented him from seeing it and his headphones from hearing it.

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