Police are appealing for witnesses after a hit-and-run involving a cyclist in Barrow

Officers are investigating after a vehicle failed to stop following the road traffic collision which involved a cyclist and an unknown vehicle on Sunday.

The incident happened at approximately 3:20pm at the junction of Risedale Road and Bridgegate Avenue.

A spokesperson for Cumbria police said: "A male rider of the bicycle was hit from behind whilst turning onto Bridgegate Avenue and suffered injuries which required hospital treatment.

"The vehicle failed to stop at the scene.

"Anyone with information relating to this incident or who witnessed it can report online at www.cumbria.police.uk/report-it , quoting incident number 254 of 12 May 2024.

"You can also phone on 101

"Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111."