A CYCLIST has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a crash on the A338.

A 55-year-old man from Shepton Mallet has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury through dangerous driving, being drunk and disorderly and assaulting a police officer.

Hampshire Police were called at 8.27pm on Sunday, October 10 to reports of a collision on the A338 at Fordingbridge, involving a Renault Clio and a cyclist.

The cyclist, a 23-year-old man, suffered life threatening injuries and was taken to Southampton General Hospital.

A 52-year-old man from Bournemouth has also been arrested on suspicion of careless driving and driving whilst unfit through drugs.

They are currently in police custody.

Anyone with witnessed the collision or has any information that could assist our inquiry, is asked to call police on 101 quoting 44210407634.

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