28-year-old cyclist, who was killed in collision last night, is named as Daniel Harris from Barkingside
THE 28-year-old cyclist killed last night in a collision with an Olympic double-decker bus has been named.
Daniel Michael Harris, of Waterloo Road, Barkingside, was killed at the junction of Ruckholt Road and the A12, close to the border of Waltham Forest.
He collided with the bus at 7.40pm and was pronounced dead at the scene at 8.14pm.
The 65-year-old coach driver was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, but was later released on bail.
An inquest into Mr Harris' death opened and adjourned at Popular Coroner's Court in Tower Hamlets today.
The post-mortem examination is due to take place tomorrow.
Tributes are currently flooding in on social networking site Twitter.
Mareka Carter tweeted: "RIP Dan Harris. The internet has revealed you, you probably wouldn't have wanted it any other way... I will cycle with you in mind."
Romy Miller tweeted: "Completely devastated. Your humour, intelligence & grab 'em attitude will be missed and remembered. Love to your family.
It is believed Mr Harris was a former employee of Redbridge council's web team and helped create the council publication Redbridge i.
The collision is being investigated by the Met's Road Death Investigation Unit and enquiries continue.
Anyone with information on the collision should call the unit on 020 8597 4874 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.