A CYCLIST has been seriously hurt after he crashed into a kerb on an electric bike while a driver has been arrested for dangerous driving in connection with the incident.

The 28-year-old man who was riding an electric bike collided with a kerb in Spetchley Road in Worcester in the early hours of Thursday morning.

West Mercia Police is appealing for information after the cyclist was seriously injured when he collided with the kerb on his electric bike during the incident at around 12.37am on the roundabout of London Road, Spetchley Road and Whittington Road.

The cyclist, a 28-year-old man, was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham where he remains with serious but stable injuries.

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving. He has since been released on bail.

A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said: "We’d like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed the collision or have dash-cam or video doorbell footage of it."

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on sciusouth@westmercia.police.uk or 01905 973097.

A spokesperson for the West Midlands Ambulance Service said:  “A passing-by ambulance crew came across a collision involving an electric bike on Spetchley Road in Worcester at 12.32am on Thursday.

"A further ambulance, a paramedic officer and a Critical Care Car from Midlands Air Ambulance attended the scene.

"Upon arrival we found a man who was the cyclist. He was assessed and had sustained serious injuries. He received advanced trauma care at the scene which continued en route to Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he was conveyed for further treatment.”