Cyclist airlifted to hospital with serious head injury after being hit by car in Waterlooville

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance
The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance
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A CYCLIST has been left with serious head injuries after a crash with a car in Waterlooville today.

The 20-year-old was flown to hospital by air ambulance following the collision on Crookhorn Lane, at around midday today.

A spokesman from South Central Ambulance Service said: ‘We were called at 12.10pm today to a crash between a car and a cyclist.

‘The cyclist suffered a serious head injury and was flown by air ambulance to Southampton General Hospital.’

The road had been closed earlier today and a police spokesman said officers are still at the scene.