Teenage cyclist taken to hospital after colliding with van

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Police and paramedics were called to the aid of a teenage cyclist when she was hit by a van today.

The 13-year-old collided with a white Ford Transit van at 2.55pm.

She had been travelling along High Street, in Old Portsmouth, when the collision happened.

The girl was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital, in Cosham, with non life-threatening injuries.

Police closed the roads in the area while the incident was dealt with.

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