POLICE have tonight sealed off Kennington Road under the Southern Bypass in Oxford following a serious accident involving a cyclist.

Police are at the scene and a bicycle is lying on its side.

Traffic reports suggest the road may be closed for much of the evening.

Paramedics were called to the scene at 8.38pm and found a male in his 40s who had come off his bike.

He was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital and is described as being in a serious condition.