POLICE have provided an update after a cyclist was knocked off his bike in Barrow.

Police and paramedics were called to Roose Road near to the Co-op after reports of a crash involving a male cyclist and a car at around 5.45pm on Wednesday.

A police spokesman said the man has been flown to Royal Preston Hospital with serious injuries, including to his head.

Anyone with information should call 101 asking for PC 2240 from Barrow Police.