Cyclist has serious injuries after crash in Taunton

A cyclist has been taken to hospital with serious chest injuries after a crash with a car in Somerset.

The accident happened just before 0900 BST on the A38 in Taunton and involved a Vauxhall Vectra at the crossroads between Jeffreys Way and Stonegallows.

The rider was taken to Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, for treatment.

The crash caused three-mile tailbacks on the A38 at Silk Mills roundabout in Taunton.

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