A CYCLIST had to be rushed to hospital after a crash on a busy Burton road left him with ‘serious’ injuries.
The male cyclist was taken to Hospital of North Staffordshire with serious head injuries following an incident involving a black Vauxhall Zafira at 3.42pm yesterday afternoon at the junction of Evershed Way and Anglesey Road.
The driver of the Vauxhall Zafira, a 37-year-old woman from Burton, is helping officers with inquires.
A spokesman for the force said: “We’re appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic accident in Burton.
“The incident happened at the junction of Evershed Way and Anglesey Road at 3.42pm and involved a black Vauxhall Zafira and a cyclist.
“The male cyclist was taken by ambulance to the Hospital of North Staffordshire with serious head injuries.
“The driver of the Vauxhall Zafira is helping officers with inquires.”
As the Mail went to press, the road remained closed while specialist trained officers carried out an examination of the scene.
A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called to an incident just after 3.40pm and dispatched two ambulances and a rapid response vehicle.
“The incident involved a car and a bike.
“He was treated at the scene and, after being assessed, the cyclist was taken to hospital with serious head injuries.
Anyone with information on the incident is urged to call police on 101 quoting incident number
488 of the 14th July.