Cyclist sustains head injury in Selkirk

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Police appealing for witnesses to help establish the full circumstances surrounding a cyclist’s injuries in Selkirk.

The 41-year-old was discovered with serious injuries to his head around 2.30pm on Sunday on Shawpark Road.

He had previously been on a Raleigh Strada 3 pedal cycle, and was found by two members of the public in the centre of the carriageway. He was taken to Borders General Hospital where he remains in a serious condition.

The road was closed for approximately two hours to allow officers to conduct enquiries at the scene.

PC Rory Campbell said: “We’re eager to establish the full circumstances which led to this man sustaining his injuries and would urge anyone who may have seen him around that time, or who has information which can help with our enquiries, to come forward.

”We’re also looking to trace the young man and woman who assisted at the scene and administered aid to the injured man while waiting for an ambulance.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.