A CYCLIST suffered head injuries in a crash in York yesterday.

A police spokesman said the cyclist collided with the rear of a car at about 12.45pm in Foss Islands Road, close to Walmgate Bar.

Paramedics were called to the scene and the cyclist was taken to hospital with a suspected head injury, which was not believed to be serious.

The spokesman said the driver of the car had left the scene, and no description was available, but urged anyone who may have seen the accident to phone them on 101.