Cyclist ‘seriously injured’ in road collision with bus

The accident happened on the A803, Falkirk Road. Picture: Google Maps
The accident happened on the A803, Falkirk Road. Picture: Google Maps

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road collision on the A803.

The incident happened around 7:55pm yesterday evening on the A803, Falkirk Road, near to the Scottish Power Sub-Station.

A 32-year-old man was riding his bicycle eastwards when he was involved in a collision with a First Bus travelling in the same direction.

The cyclist sustained significant injuries and was taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital where he remains in a serious condition.

Road Policing Officers were in attendance and closed the road for approximately six hours while they carried out an investigation at the scene.

Anyone who can assist with their ongoing inquiries is asked to come forward.

Sergeant Ruth Aitchison from the Forth Valley Road Policing Unit said: “The cyclist has suffered serious injuries as a result of this collision and we are currently working to establish exactly what happened during this incident.

“Anyone who was on the A803 on Tuesday evening and believes they have information relevant to this investigation is asked to contact police immediately.

“We are particularly looking to speak to the passengers of the First Bus who left the scene prior to police arrival”

Those with information can contact the Forth Valley Road Policing Unit via 101 and quote incident number 3544 of the 17th October