A cyclist was rushed to hospital following a crash with a car this morning.

At around 8:10 am police received reports of a collision on Valleyfield Drive in Cumbernauld.

Ambulance crews attended to the female cyclist who was later taken to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary for further medical care.

The female car driver of the car will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal for road traffic offences.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We received a report of a crash involving a car and a cyclist on Valleyfield Road, Cumbernauld, around 8.10 am on Thursday, May 12.

“Emergency services attended and the female cyclist was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary as a precaution.

“The female driver of the car will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal for road traffic offences.”