Flamengo right-back Ramon Ramos Lima has confirmed he was involved in an accident on Saturday evening that killed a cyclist in Rio de Janeiro.

Ramon, 20, ran over Jonatas Davi dos Santos, a food delivery biker in Rio's neighbourhood of Barra de Tijuca, and immediately stopped to call an ambulance.

Dos Santos, 30, died while on his way to hospital and Ramon, who was reportedly accompanied by his wife at the time of the accident, went to a nearby police station to give a statement before being released.