A CYCLIST has been taken to hospital with ‘serious’ injuries following a collision with a car in South Lakeland.

The cyclist, a 47-year-old man from the Preston area, was riding as part of a group on Dalton Lane, Burton-in-Kendal, when he collided with a red BMW Mini at around 11.45am yesterday.

The cyclist was taken to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary and later transfered to the Royal Preston Hospital.

Police say he is in a serious but non life-threatening condition.

The 55-year-old driver of the Mini, from Harrogate, was uninjured.

Anyone with any information relating to this incident is urged to call Cumbria Police on 0845 33 00 247.