Appeal after pensioner knocked off his bike and left with serious injuries.

Police are appealing for information after a pensioner was injured following a collision in Penwortham.

Officers were called around 6:30pm on Sunday (7th October) after a cyclist was involved in a collision with a vehicle on Cop Lane.

The vehicle left the scene with the cyclist, a 67-year-old man from Penwortham, suffering serious hip, leg and facial injuries.

He was later taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

Despite numerous enquiries officers have yet to identify the driver or vehicle involved.

Lancashire Police are urging any witnesses to come forward.

Sgt Oliver Jones, of Lancashire Police, said: “We are investigating the circumstances of a collision in Penwortham where a cyclist was injured.

“The vehicle involved left the scene and we want to locate the driver as soon as possible.

“If you saw what happened please contact us.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log 1244 of October 7.

Maria Jacovou

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