AN ELDERLY cyclist suffered serious injuries after he was hit by a car in Springfield.

A police spokesman said: "We were called at around 1pm on Tuesday, January 8, after a cyclist and a white Renault Clio collided in Colchester Road.

"The collision took place close to on the roundabout close to B&Q.

"The cyclist, a man in his 70s, was taken to hospital with serious pelvic injuries.

"The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and is assisting us with our enquiries.

"Anyone with information or dash cam footage is asked to call Stanway Roads Policing Unit on 101 quoting 519 of 08/01 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."