A CYCLIST was rushed to hospital after crashing into a lorry, it has emerged.

Thames Valley Police have appealed for dash-cam footage after the 46-year-old was knocked from his bike on Tuesday.

Shortly before 1pm, the cyclist was in a collision with a red DAF Drop side Lorry in Cold Ash Hill, at the junction with Collaroy Road in Thatcham.

A police spokesman said: "The 46-year-old cyclist suffered serious injuries and was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, where he remains.

"The injured man's next of kin have been informed and no arrests have been made."

Investigating officer Sergeant Darren Brown, of the Joint Operations Unit for roads policing, based at Three Mile Cross Police Station, added: "I am appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision or any drivers who were in the area at the time who may have captured the incident on dash-cam, to make contact with police.

"Unfortunately, the cyclist has sustained some serious injuries and remains in hospital at this time."

If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 quoting reference 'URN 596 15/5', or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.