A CYCLIST was seriously injured following a collision with a vehicle that failed to stop.

The incident happened on the A487 in Llanllyfni yesterday morning (January 8).

The 29-year-old male cyclist sustained serious injuries and remains in hospital.

Police say a man has since handed himself in at Penygroes station and enquiries are now underway.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the collision to come forward.

North Wales Police Roads Policing Unit said: "Shortly after 7.30am we were contacted by the Welsh Ambulance Service to say a cyclist had been found injured on the A487 which had been involved in a collision with a vehicle and the vehicle had driven off.

"The cyclist, a 29-year-old man, was taken to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor by Ambulance with serious injuries where he remains.

"Shortly after 9.30am, a 33-year-old man handed himself in at Penygroes Police Station and police enquiries are now underway. His vehicle, which had been left in a nearby car park, has been seized.

"We are appealing to anybody who may have been travelling along the A487 at around 7.30am and who may have witnessed the collision, or to anybody who may have been in the area and who may have dash cam footage, to contact the Roads Policing Unit on 101 or via the live web chat quoting incident number Z003269."