Cyclist suffers serious head injuries after collision

Photo by Samm Barrs / Twitter.
Photo by Samm Barrs / Twitter.

A 47-year-old cyclist has suffered serious head injuries after he was involved in a collision with a van in Rushmere Road, Northampton.

The collision happened this morning just after 5am between the junction with Watersmeet.

Emergency services closed the road so the cyclist could be treated by paramedics and the collision could be investigated.

The cyclist was taken to Northampton General Hospital.

Witnesses to this incident, or anyone who has any information, can call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.