Cyclist injured in city centre

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A cyclist sustained serious head injuries after being hit by a bus.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after the accident which took place at 3.40pm on Tuesday, March 4.

A single decker bus was travelling south in slow moving traffic on North Road near to the junction with Chapel Street in Lancaster city centre when it was involved in a collision with a cyclist.

The 67-year-old female cyclist who is from Lancaster, sustained serious head injuries and is currently in a serious but stable condition at Royal Preston Hospital after undergoing surgery.

Sergeant David Hogarth from the Road Policing Unit said: “I would appeal to anybody that witnessed this collision or with any information that could assist with our investigation to contact police on 101.”

North Road was closed for around four hours to enable an investigation to take place.