AN elderly cyclist was seriously hurt after being in a collision with a red Fiat Punto car near Orleton.

The man, who is in his 60's, was cycling along the B4361 when the accident happened near the Ashley Moor crossroads at 10.10am last Saturday.

He was airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham with serious injuries.

His condition was this week was described as "critical but stable".

Anyone who witnessed the collision or the moments leading up to it can call police on 101, quoting incident number 259-s-210614.