Paramedics and an air ambulance had to be called after a Sabden cyclist fell off his bicycle as he suffered a suspected heart attack, forcing emergency services to perform CPR at the scene.
A rapid response vehicle and an ambulance also attended incident, which occurred on Whalley Road earlier this afternoon at 1:48pm, with the man - believed to be in his 40s - not yet taken to hospital as medical officials tend to him.
"We were called to reports that a man has fallen off his bike near Sabden," said a North West Ambulance Service spokesman. "[He] has been given CPR at the scene by paramedics."
The road heading towards Read has been closed as a result of the incident.