Can you help with dashcam footage – incident at Wanlip today at 12.37 pm

A cyclist has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a collision in Wanlip Lane, Birstall, this afternoon (Tuesday).

Police were called to the area at 12.37 pm following a report of the incident which involved the cyclist and a silver Vauxhall Astra car.

The collision happened near the area of The Cedars Academy. Both vehicles were travelling towards Birstall at the time of the collision.

East Midlands Ambulance Service also attended the scene and the cyclist, a man in his 60s, was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham. He currently remains in hospital with serious injuries.

No other injuries have been reported.

The road was closed while officers carried out enquiries at the scene. It has since reopened.

Detective Constable Pete Davies said: “We are appealing to anyone who did happen to be in the area at the time and who has any information to make contact.

“From initial enquiries, we understand there may have been pedestrians in the area when this collision happened. If you were, please make contact with us.

“Similarly, if anyone was driving in the area at the time of the incident, or prior to it, please check any dashcam footage you may have and please make contact with us regarding any information you may have,”

Anyone with any information should contact 101 quoting incident 262 of 7 April.

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