Cyclist in 80s seriously injured after crash in Tunstead

A single-car crash at the stag roundabout caused long tailbacks.

A single-car crash at the stag roundabout caused long tailbacks. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011

A cyclist in his 80s is in hospital after suffering serious injuries after a crash with a parked car.

The man was cycling in Market Street in Tunstead, near Wroxham, yesterday afternoon.

It was about 2.30pm when he crashed into a parked car near to Tunstead Primary School.

Police said he received serious injuries and was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, where he is receiving treatment.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who saw what happened or has information about the cyclist's riding manner beforehand.

The road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident. It re-opened shortly after 5pm.

Anyone with information should contact PC Dave Carter at Acle Road Policing on 101.