Motorcyclist suffers from leg injuries after smash with car

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A MOTORCYCLIST is being treated for leg injuries after a head-on crash with a car this morning.

The man had been riding a silver and black Hyosung motorcycle, which collided with a black Focus Zetec.

The incident happened in Queen Street, Old Portsmouth, just before 8am today.

A spokesman for Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘We were called at 7.52am to reports of a head-on collision between a car and a motorbike.

‘There are no life-threatening injuries, but one is thought to be serious.’

The road was closed until 9.36am, while the emergency services dealt with the incident.

South Central Ambulance Service sent two rapid response vehicles and an ambulance.

A spokesman said: ‘We were called at 7.49am to a head-on collision.

‘A male motorcyclist was treated at the scene for leg injuries, before being taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital, in Cosham.’