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Cyclist injured in 'hit and run' in St Albans

A cyclist has been found in a road with serious head injuries after a suspected hit and run crash in Hertfordshire.

The 47-year-old man was discovered in Homewood Road in St Albans at 23:30 BST on Thursday and given treatment at the scene by ambulance crews and a doctor.

The man, who lives locally, was taken to St Mary's Hospital, a specialist trauma centre in Paddington, London.

Hertfordshire Police said they thought he had been in collision with a vehicle.

Anyone with information has been urged to contact police.

The East of England Ambulance Service said two of its Hertfordshire crews attended with the assistance of a doctor from the London-based voluntary group British Association for Immediate Care.

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