A CYCLIST is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after coming off his bike in a Flintshire village.

The incident happened in Gwernaffield near Mold on Saturday night (November 21).

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward to help officers with their investigation.

The male cyclist was initially taken to Wrexham Maelor before being transferred to Stoke hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Senior investigating officer, Sergeant Raymond Williams of the Roads Policing Unit, said: "We are appealing to anybody who may have seen a cyclist travelling late at night from the direction of the Crown Public House in Pantymwyn towards Gwernaffield to contact us.

"Equally anybody who may have been travelling in the area and who may have dash cam is also asked to contact us in order to assist with the investigation.”

"Anybody with information is asked to contact officers at the Roads Policing Unit on 101 or via the live web chat quoting reference number 20000709204."