Probe after man found critical in Skelmersdale road

Police in west Lancashire are investigating after a 51-year-old man was found lying in a road with serious head injuries.

The man was discovered at the junction of School Lane and Cambridge Road in Skelmersdale, at 0030 BST.

Police believe he fell off a bicycle, a spokeswoman said.

He was taken to Southport Hospital and later transferred to the neurological unit at Walton Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

Sgt Dave Tonge has appealed to anyone with any information to contact Lancashire Police.

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