Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision near Redruth which left a 14-year-old boy with serious injuries.

The boy was riding a blue BMX bike when it was in collision with a blue Ford Focus on Loscombe Road, Four Lanes, at around 3.50pm on Wednesday.

The teenager, who lives in the local area, sustained a serious leg injury and was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision and have appealed to anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact them.

They would also like to hear from anyone who saw the cyclist or the car in the Loscombe Road area prior to the collision.

Contact Camborne Safer Roads Support Unit on 101, quoting log number 518 of 20/08/14.