Road closure after van knocks down cyclist

A busy Wigan road has been closed after a van knocked down a cyclist in Shevington.

Thursday, 22nd June 2017, 5:44 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:49 am
The scene in Shevington after a female cyclist was injured in an accident

Police were called to Gathurst Lane at around 4pm to reports a collision between a van and a female cyclist.

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An air ambulance was reportedly also scrambled to the scene.

The woman suffered head injuries during the incident, but the extent of her injuries are not yet known.

Greater Manchester Police confirmed that Gathurst Lane is currently closed between the junctions of Miles Lane and Vicarage Lane while paramedics attend the scene.