A 57-year-old cyclist who came off his bike is appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward to shed light on the circumstances of the incident.

The local man, who doesn't wish to be named, fell off his bike on Saturday November 7 between 12.40pm and 12.45pm at Harnham Gyratory.

He was left lying unconscious until the arrival of emergency services who took him to Salisbury District Hospital.

He suffered multiple injuries including a broken cheek bone and eye orbit and a small brain bleed.

He said: "I'm just trying to fill in the pieces of what happened, I find it difficult to believe I slipped off the bike. It's just frustrating not knowing what happened."

As an experienced cyclist who goes out in all weathers, the 57-year-old feels there was something that caused him to fall off, however he says: "I don't want to point any finger, it would just be nice to know either way."

His white racing bike was recovered by the driver of a van to stopped to help after seeing him unconscious on the road.

A spokesperson from Wiltshire Police said: "We were called to support two ambulances who were at New Bridge Road in Salisbury treating a man who had reportedly fallen off his bike and hit his head.

"The road was almost completely blocked - and police were called to assist with traffic management, leaving about 20 minutes later."