Woman critical after crash

A cyclist is critically ill after a crash on the East Lancs (A580) in Greater Manchester earlier this morning.

At around 7.45am police were called following a report a car and a cyclist had collided.

Officers found that a 35-year-old woman suffered several injuries including a serious head injury.

She was taken to Salford Royal Hospital for treatment where she remains in a critical condition.

Police Constable Stephen Dunning said: “If anyone witnessed this morning’s incident on the A580 that has left a 35-year-old woman seriously ill in hospital, then please get in touch with us.