Cyclist suffers serious injuries in Wickham crash

A CYCLIST is being treated for serious head injuries after being in a collision with a car.

Thursday, 28th January 2016, 12:20 pm
Updated Thursday, 28th January 2016, 2:50 pm
28/1/2016 (KB) The scene at Hoad's Hill in Wickham where a cyclist was hit by a car around 11.18am on Thursday 28th January. Picture: Sarah Standing (160162-) PPP-160128-124752001

Police closed both sections of Hoad’s Hill, in Wickham, while they dealt with the incident.

A police spokeswoman said they called at 11.18am to the collision, which involved a Citroen car.

The air ambulance was dispatched and landed at the scene.

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A spokesman from South Central Ambulance Service said: ‘We were called at 11.10am to reports of a collision between a cyclist and a car.

‘We sent two ambulances, who on arrival requested the air ambulance to attend.

‘We had one adult male patient with life-threatening head injuries who was taken by air to Southampton General.’