Cyclist suffers 'serious head injuries' following collision with parked car

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The scene on Manxman Road, Blackburn on Sunday (J Kingy)
The scene on Manxman Road, Blackburn on Sunday (J Kingy)

A CYCLIST has suffered serious head injuries after a collision in Blackburn yesterday.

Lancashire Police said they were called around 4.15pm on Sunday, May 15, to a report of an incident in Manxman Road.

A man in his thirties riding a bike had been involved in a collision with a parked Vauxhall Corsa.

The man, from Blackburn, was thrown from the bike, suffering serious head injuries. He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

Investigating officers are urging anyone who saw what happened to come forward.

Sgt Peter Snook, of Lancashire Police’s Tactical Operations, said: “An investigation is underway after a cyclist was left with serious injuries following a collision in Blackburn.

“We have spoken to a number of witnesses but would ask anyone who saw what happened and has yet to speak to police, to come forward.”

Anyone with information can call police on 101 or email 1574@lancashire.police.uk, quoting log 1167 of May 15.

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