A CYCLIST received a broken collar bone and fractured ribs after being knocked off his bike by a transit van.

The 42-year-old was taken to hospital after he was in a collision on Ackers Road, Stockton Heath near to its junction with Mill Lane and the Cantilever Bridge at 10.30pm on Monday.

Police are appealing for the driver of the white Ford Transit to make contact with the police.

It is thought that the driver may not have realised that the collision happened.

Anyone who witnessed the collision should call Warrington Traffic Unit on 0845 458 0000.