Police motorcyclist hurt

A police officer has been seriously hurt in the New Forest after his motorbike collided with a van near Lyndhurst.

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Police officer seriously injured in New Forest crash

A police officer has been seriously hurt in the New Forest after his motorbike collided with a van near Lyndhurst. The officer, a man aged in his 40s, was on duty when his marked BMW motorbike collided with a grey Volkswagen Caddy.

The officer sustained serious but not life threatening injuries. He was taken by ambulance to Southampton General Hospital. The driver of the Volkswagen is being interviewed, no arrest has been made. The A337 remains closed while forensic examinations take place.

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