Wigan cyclist, 60, airlifted to hospital with 'serious injuries' after 'falling off bike' in Lancashire
and live on Freeview channel 276
Police were called to a report of a serious incident in Alma Hill at around midday on Saturday (January 22).
A 60-year-old man had suffered serious head injuries and lower leg fractures after falling off his Obsydian ARX Pro bike.
The casualty, from Wigan, was airlifted to Aintree Hospital for treatment.
A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "Police are appealing for witnesses and urging anyone with information to come forward.
"If you saw what happened and can help, please call 101 or email [email protected] quoting log 0667 of January 22."
Information can also be reported online at doitonline.lancashire.police.uk.
It is thanks to our loyal readers that we can continue to provide the trusted news, analysis and insight that matters to you.
For unlimited access to our unrivalled local reporting, you can take out a subscription HERE and help support the work of our dedicated team of reporters.