A TEENAGE cyclist has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after coming off his bike at a Stourport nature reserve.

Medics and police were called to Burlish Top Nature Reserve just after 1pm this afternoon following reports a cyclist had come off their bike.

A 17-year-old was found in serious condition and he received trauma care at the scene before being airlifted by the Midlands Air Ambulance to the Queen Hospital Hospital in Birmingham.

A spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 1:07pm to reports a cyclist had come off their bike at Burlish Top Nature Reserve. We sent the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford, two land ambulances, a paramedic officer and BASICS doctor to the scene.

"On arrival we found one patient, a teenage male, in a serious condition. He was given trauma care on scene before being taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham by air ambulance.”

Police also attended the scene and closed a nearby road while medics tended to the teenager.

A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said: "We received a call at 1.40pm today to Torridon Close, Stourport, near to Burlish Top Nature Reserve, to a report of a 17-year-old falling of his bike.

"Officers closed the road whilst the ambulance service treated the patient."