A CYCLIST has been left with serious injuries after coming off his bike.

The man, 69, from Rishton was riding his Cannondale Synapse along Stonygate Lane, Ribchester at about 10.40am yesterday (Thursday) when the incident happened.

For reasons unknown, he came off his bike sustaining life-changing injuries and was taken by ambulance to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

Sgt Steve Hardman, of the force tactical operations department, said: “This collision has left a man with some very serious injuries and I would appeal to any witnesses or anyone who has any dashcam footage to get in touch.”

Anyone with information should contact 2385@lancashire.pnn.police.uk