Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision in Newton Aycliffe on Sunday morning.
It happened around 9.50am on Sunday (19th October) on Ricknall Lane as the road goes over the A1(M) and involved a pedal cycle and a black Vauxhall Insignia car.
The pedal cyclist, a 33-year-old man from the Spennymoor area, suffered serious injuries to his right calf/leg and back, however these were not life-threatening. The driver was unhurt.
The cyclist was riding with two other men when the collision occurred and the officer in the case, PC Andy McDonald said he was keen to hear from any other road-users or pedestrians who may have been in the area and saw the collision.
Anyone with information is asked to ring 101, the incident log is 0191 of the 19th Oct.