Cyclist found injured in Sunderland road
A cyclist has been taken to hospital with suspected head injuries after he was found in a Sunderland road.
The man, in his 30s, was found in Tunstall Road, Ashbrooke, close to St Anthony's School, shortly before 9am today.
A passer-by alerted the emergency services, with an ambulance crew taking him to Sunderland Royal Hospital for treatment a short time later.
A spokesman for Sunderland Royal Hospital said: "The service received a call from a passer-by at 8.50am that a cyclist was injured in Tunstall Road.
"We dispatched an ambulance crew from our base at Pallion.
"They arrived on the scene, which we graded as a red two incident, four minutes later.
"The cyclist was a male in his 30s and he was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital with suspected head injuries."