POLICE are appealing for information to identify a cyclist injured in an accident in Penarth on Wednesday night.

The man, who is believed to be aged between 25 and 30, was thrown from his bike on St Augustines Crescent at its junction with St Augustines Road at around 5.40pm on Wednesday, July 16.

South Wales Police say he is around six foot tall, of slim build, with short brown curly hair and is unshaven with a short moustache. He has a 'sizeable scab' on his left elbow and was wearing a black, red and grey 'Muddy Fox' cycling top with 'MFX' on the bottom, as well as white and navy Nike shorts and black Nike trainers.

The cyclist has a grey and black 'Trax' brand cycling helmet and his bike is a Globe hybrid pedal cycle, which is silver.

Police say he is being treated for his injuries at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff.

Anyone with information is asked to contact South Wales Police on 101 quoting incident number 669.