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Cyclist seriously hurt in crash

A cyclist has been seriously injured following a crash involving a utility vehicle.

It happened shortly after 8am on Winchester Road at it’s junction with Forest Road and Curdridge Lane. Officers have closed the road while they investigate the circumstances of what happened.

The road is likely to remain shut until at least midday so drivers are being advised to find alternative routes.

The cyclist has been taken to Southampton General Hospital by ambulance. His condition is described as serious.

Motorcyclist dies in crash

A motorcyclist has died following a collision with a car in Waltham Chase.

The motorbike collided with a BMW on the B2177 Winchester Road at 1:45pm on Thursday afternoon.

The motorcyclist, a man in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene. The car driver, a 23-year-old woman, was treated for shock but otherwise uninjured. Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or saw either vehicle driving prior to it.

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