Cyclist injured in Prom crash

An elderly cyclist was left with head injuries following a collision with a car on Blackpool Promenade.

Wednesday, 27th April 2016, 9:37 am
Updated Wednesday, 27th April 2016, 10:39 am
An elderly cyclist was left with head injuries following a collision with a car on Blackpool Promenade. Picture by Paul Rodgers

Police and ambulance services were called to the scene outside The Dutchman Hotel at around 7.30pm.

The man, believed to be in his 70s, was taken to hospital following the incident which involved a blue Vauxhall Astra.

The road was closed temporarily with traffic diverted away from the scene.

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An elderly cyclist was left with head injuries following a collision with a car on Blackpool Promenade. Picture by Paul Rodgers

No arrests were made.

An elderly cyclist was left with head injuries following a collision with a car on Blackpool Promenade. Picture by Paul Rodgers