A 50-YEAR-OLD male cyclist was taken to Furness General Hospital after a crash near Waterhead today (Wednesday). 

The collision involved the cyclist and a silver Citroën C3 driven by a 46-year-old woman from Kendal. 

Police and ambulance services were called to the scene at 11.59am.

A spokesperon for Cumbria Police said that they believe the cyclist's injuries were minor. 

The road is now clear.