A teenage cyclist is fighting for his life after a serious crash between a cyclist and a car in Hamilton. 

The 17-year-old was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.

Emergency services raced to the scene of the crash took place on Motherwell Road around 10.40pm. 

A green Fiat 500 was involved in a collision, while the cyclist riding a black mountain bike. 

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Sergeant Craig McDonald, of Road Policing, said: "We're appealing to anyone who might've witnessed this incident or noticed the cyclist or green Fiat 500 shortly before the incident happened.

"I'd also ask drivers who were in that area around 10.40pm on Saturday to check their dashcam footage."

Anyone with any information should contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting incident number 4491 of September 26.