A serious collision occurred yesterday afternoon at the Pheasant roundabout on the A4 at Chippenham.

Just before 4:00 pm a cyclist and BMW collided, the cyclist sustained serious head injuries and was flown to Southmead Hospital via Air Ambulance. The 31 year old local man remains in a serious condition.

A police spokesman said: "No-one else was injured.

"The road was closed between Pheasant roundabout and Easton Lane on the B4528 for over five hours as officers dealt with the collision and carried out examination of the scene.

"Anyone who witnessed the incident and has not yet come forward is asked to contact PC Ben Cox on 101 quoting ref *90346.

"Or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 anonymously if preferred."