THIS is the horrifying moment a cyclist is thrown into the air after smashing into a car.
The shocking incident happened at around 7.40pm on August 31, in Shear Brow, at the Four Lane Ends junction in Blackburn, Lancashire.
Footage of the crash shows the cyclist being flung in the air having hit the car head-on which appeared to be driving on the wrong side of the road.
The CCTV images show the driver appearing to overtake a stationary vehicle while at a set of traffic lights.
As the silver Seat moves over into the right lane, a cyclist on a bright blue bike collided with it and was flung off their bike.
The cyclist is seen lying still for a few seconds before they roll over onto their side, as drivers rush to help him.
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The man, said to be in his 30s, was taken to hospital with several bone fractures.
The car was seen parked on a nearby street with a hole in the shattered windscreen and a number of dents visible on the bonnet.
In the footage the lights for the traffic the cyclist was riding in, can be seen to be green.
The driver of the Seat was a 23-year-old man from Blackburn, reports the Lancashire Telegraph.
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The extent of the cyclist’s injuries is currently not known.
The driver is currently in custody.
A Lancashire Police spokesperson said: “We were called by the ambulance service shortly before 8pm to reports of a collision between a pedal cycle and a car on Shear Brow, Blackburn.
“The cyclist, a man in his 30s, was taken to hospital with fractures.
“A 23-year-old man from Blackburn was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by driving without due care and driving – excess drugs. He is in custody.”
The North West Ambulance Service confirmed one man was taken to hospital.
The Sun Online has contacted the police for an update.