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A cyclist is seriously injured in hospital after colliding with a stationary van.

Shortly before 1.35am today, Thursday 23 January 2014, a 22-year-old man was cycling along Chorlton Road, Hulme, in the general direction of Manchester City Centre when he collided with a parked red DAF truck.

He suffered a serious cut to the neck and a possible bleed on the brain. A passerby went to his aid before a passing police patrol arrived.

He was taken to Manchester Royal Infirmary where he remains in a critical condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741.

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