Police investigate crash which left cyclist ‘seriously injured’

Emergency services were called to the scene on Wednesday. Picture: Lily Newton-Browne

Emergency services were called to the scene on Wednesday. Picture: Lily Newton-Browne - Credit: Lily Newton-Browne

Witnesses to a crash which saw a cyclist taken to hospital with ‘serious injuries’ are being urged to come forward by Avon and Somerset Constabulary.

Police are trying to establish what happened to leave the man in need of emergency care.

The accident between a car and a bike happened on Wednesday evening in Burnham-on-Sea.

It happened at the junction of Lave Lane and Manor Road, near the Esso petrol station, at about 6pm.

The road was partially closed while paramedics tended to the injured cyclist.


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The man, who has not been named by police publicly, is in his 50s and was taken to Southmead Hospital, in Bristol. His condition is said to be ‘stable’.

MORE: Police close road after crash.

A police spokesman said: “We’re keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident who may be able to assist us with our enquiries.

“If you have any information which could help, please contact us through www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/contact, or by calling 101, quoting reference 5218248532

“Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or report it online using the following link bit.ly/1pwX4Zm quoting the above reference number.

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