CRANK Road is currently closed after a cyclist fell from his bike after suffering from a "medical episode".

At around 1.20pm today Friday, May 13, officers were called to a report of an incident on Crank Road in Windle, St Helens close to the East Lancs Road.

A man had fallen from his bicycle after suffering from a medical episode.

The man was taken to hospital after the incident.

Crank Road is currently closed whilst officers continue their enquiries and drivers are asked to avoid the area.