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Cyclist hurt in Carlisle city centre collision

Police at the scene on Lowther Street

A CYCLIST was hurt after his bike and a vehicle were in collision in Carlisle city centre this afternoon.

Police were called to a report of a road traffic collision in the area of Lowther Street.

Part of the road was temporarily closed and a cordon was put in place as officers carried out an investigation in the wake of the incident.

A Cumbria Police spokesman said: “The incident involved a Citroen Berlingo and a bike.

“The driver of the Citroen, a man from Carlisle was uninjured.

“The rider of the bike, a 36-year-old man from Carlisle suffered minor injuries.”