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Cyclist in critical condition after being found seriously injured on Inverness road

A cyclist is in critical condition after being found seriously injured on a Highland road.

The 54-year-old man was discovered by a motorist on Leachkin Road, Inverness, at around 2.30pm on Sunday.

Police Scotland said the cyclist was lying on the road near to Lawers Way and Highfield Avenue.

The man was taken to the city's Raigmore Hospital but has since been transferred to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, where medical staff describe his condition as "critical".

Investigating officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

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Sergeant Douglas Scott said: "This is quite a busy road used and so I am appealing to anyone who was in the area between 2.20pm and 2.30pm or saw the man come off his bike to come forward."