A cyclist was left unconscious on a Bromley Cross road yesterday evening.

A 40-year-old man was taken to hospital although the circumstances as to how they came to being unconscious in the road is unclear, according to police.

Police and the ambulance service were called to Bromley Cross Road, on the junction with Chapeltown Road, around 7.30pm yesterday afternoon to reports of an unconscious cyclist in the road.

Residents reported seeing a number of police vans attending the incident and blocking off the road.

It is not known if they fell off their bike or were knocked off by a vehicle with enquiries ongoing.

They were treated for arm injuries at the scene, according to the emergency services.

A GMP spokesperson said: “At around 7.30pm, officers were called to Bromley Cross Road, Bolton, to reports that a cyclist was unconscious in the road.

“It is unclear if the male cyclist was in collision with a vehicle or fell off his bike, and he was treated at the scene by paramedics and in hospital for arm injuries.

“Enquiries are ongoing into the circumstances leading up to the incident.”

Anyone with information can report it online or by using the Live Chat function at www.gmp.police.uk quoting log 2525 of 21/07/2021.

If you can't report online, call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.