Authorities are seeking assistance from the public in their investigation after a cyclist sustained severe injuries from a bike accident on Wakefield Road, Oulton. The incident occurred yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, 12 July), and the police are urging any witnesses to come forward.

The collision transpired opposite the junction with Oulton Drive, approximately at 3.30pm. The cyclist, identified as riding a blue pedal cycle, was descending down the road from the direction of Royds Lane. Notably, no other vehicles were implicated in the accident.

In light of the gravity of the situation, the cyclist was promptly transported to the hospital due to life-threatening injuries. Given the circumstances, the police are keen on speaking with individuals who may have observed the incident.

Individuals possessing any pertinent information or potential dashcam footage are kindly requested to contact the police through 101 Live Chat online, or by dialing 101 and referencing log 1119 of 12 July.