Cyclist taken to hospital after crash with car on Middletons Lane in Hellesdon

Picture: Archant.

Picture: Archant. - Credit: ©Archant Photographic 2010

A man has been taken to hospital after a crash involving a car and a cyclist in Hellesdon this morning.

Emergency services were called to the scene of the crash near the Jet garage on Middletons Lane just before 7am after a cyclist was hit by a car.

The East of England Ambulance Service sent an ambulance crew and a medical response car from the East Anglian Air Ambulance and treated a man, believed to be in his 50s, for a head and arm injury

He was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for further treatment in a stable condition.

The driver of the car initially left the scene of the crash but later returned and was spoken to by officers.