Man arrested for drug-driving after Crookhorn crash that injured 18-year-old woman

A VAN driver has been arrested following a collision that left a female motorbike rider in hospital with serious injuries.

A motorbike and Ford Transit van were involved in a collision in College Road, Crookhorn, at 2.15pm yesterday afternoon.

It is reported the driver fled the scene

It is reported the driver fled the scene

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The motorbike rider, an 18-year-old woman, was taken to Southampton General Hospital with what has been described as ‘serious injuries’.

The Ford Transit driver, a 39-year-old man from Havant, was arrested on suspicion of drug driving.

Police have confirmed that he has been released from custody but remains under investigation.

Investigations into the exact circumstances of the collision are continuing, and officers would like to speak to anyone who saw what happened.

Officers would also like to hear from motorists who were driving in the area and had a dash cam, as they could have captured something that could help the investigation.

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting Operation Dulcet.