Moped rider taken to hospital after Buckland crash

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A MOPED rider was taken to hospital after hitting a car in Buckland on Saturday.

The accident took place at the junction of Kingston Road and Powerscourt Road, shortly before 7pm.

Paramedics and police attended, with officers closing both of the roads to traffic while medics assessed the injured male.

A spokesman for Hampshire Constabulary said the moped rider was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham, ‘as a precaution’ and was released soon after.

The road was reopened at about 7.30pm.

Police are not appealing for witnesses to the crash.