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UPDATED: Cyclist in hospital following bypass accident
1:44pm Friday 21st September 2012 in News
.A CYCLIST has been taken to hospital after his bike was hit by a van in Wirral this afternoon.
Officers were called to Fender Lane, Moreton, at around 12.20pm following the collision between a cylist and a white Transit van.
The cyclist, a 23-year-old man from Wirral, was taken to hospital for treatment for serious head injuries and police say he remains in a “serious but stable condition.”
The driver of the van, a 77-year-old man from Meols, stopped at the scene and was arrested on suspicion of careless driving and being unfit to drive through drink or drugs.
Officers closed Fender Lane in both directions to allow for examination of the scene.
Anyone with any information should call Merseyside Police Roads Policing Investigation Team on 0151 777 5444, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.