Cyclist hospitalised with serious injuries after collision in Preston

A cyclist has been taken to hospital after being seriously injured in a collision in Preston.

Tuesday, 18th December 2018, 1:24 pm
Updated Wednesday, 19th December 2018, 7:28 am
The cyclist collided with a Vauxhall Astra in Lancashire Way at 5.10pm on Monday December 18

The collision happened on the B6242 at the junction with Lancashire Way at about 5.10pm yesterday (Monday, December 17)

A Vauxhall Astra collided with a pedal cycle leaving the rider, a 47-year-old man from Preston, with serious injuries.

He was taken by ambulance to the Royal Preston Hospital where he remains.

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The cyclist collided with a Vauxhall Astra in Lancashire Way at 5.10pm on Monday December 18

Police confirmed that the driver stopped stopped and will be interviewed in due course.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to the collision.

Sgt Paul Maguire, of Tac Ops, said: “This collision has left a man with some serious injuries and I would appeal for any witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to get in touch.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 1030 of December 17th.