Cyclist ‘serious’ after milk tanker collision

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A Lancashire cyclist has been left with severe injuries following a collision with a milk tanker.

The accident happened In Scorton, near Garstang, at around 3.10pm on Monday October 31.

The cyclist, a 49-year-old man from Poulton, near Blackpool, was travelling along Long Lane when near to Tinkers Lane, he came off his bike into the path of a milk tanker travelling on the opposite side of the road.

The milk tanker went over the cyclist and he was left with multiple fractures to his upper body, a severe leg injury and internal injuries.

Police said he was in a serious condition at Royal Preston Hospital.

Sgt Nigel Ralphson from the Road Policing Unit said: “This looks like an extremely tragic accident which has left a man in a very poorly condition in hospital.

“We need anyone who may have seen anything that could help us with our investigation to come forward.”

If you know or saw anything that could help, call us on 101 quoting incident reference 609 of October 31st.