The man in his 80s was airlifted to Derriford Hospital after the collision yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon.

An elderly cyclist was airlifted to hospital yesterday (Tuesday) with serious head injuries after a collision in Bideford.

The man in his 80s was involved in a collision on Manteo Way, East-the-Water, at around 2pm.

He remains in Derriford Hospital in a serious condition.

Manteo Way was closed until 9.45pm while police carried out a full investigation.

Anyone who saw the collision, involving a Vauxhall Vectra, is urged to come forward.

Call police on 101 quoting log 385 of May 26.