Cheltenham cyclist seriously hurt in Woodmancote

A cyclist from Cheltenham is being treated for life-threatening head injuries after a collision with a van.

Emergency services were called to New Road, Woodmancote, on Thursday evening following reports of the accident.

A Gloucestershire Constabulary spokeswoman said the man was taken to hospital in Cheltenham but later transferred to Frenchay Hospital.

The driver of the white Citroen van, a 25-year-old man from Cheltenham, was not injured in the incident.

"Anyone who saw the accident which happened just before 7pm on 30 June on New Road at the junction with Two Hedges Road is asked to contact police," she added.

The road was closed for three hours while the accident was investigated.

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