Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Van driver search after Fordingbridge cyclist badly injured

Police are trying to find a van driver who hit a cyclist, leaving him with serious head injuries.

The crash happened on the A338 Salisbury Road, near Fordingbridge, at about 09:20 BST.‬

Police said the driver of black or dark blue Ford Transit flatbed vehicle, which is thought to have a 2000-2013 number plate, failed to stop and drove off towards Ringwood.

The road has reopened after being shut for several hours.

Hampshire Police said the cyclist was taken to Southampton General Hospital where his condition was described as life-threatening.

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