Police close Fareham Flyover after teenager hit by Car – UKNIP
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Police close Fareham Flyover after teenager hit by Car

Police  have close Fareham Flyover  off Eastern Road  this evening  following a collision.

The incident happened at around 6.10pm. It involves  a car and a teenager who has been hit off a pedal cycle.

 

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The  road remains closed and drivers trapped on the flyover had been made to reverse off  back on to Market Quay Roundabout. The teenager pushbike rider has been taken to hospital by ambulance.

He has an injury to his head after it is understood that he was not wearing a helmet and hit the windscreen of the vehicle.    A passenger of the vehicle involved has also been taken to hospital by ambulance for whiplash type injuries ,It is not thought that their  injuries are serious. Despite the road closure local buses using the bus lane are unaffected.

 

The road has since reopened after being closed for just over two hours.

A spokeswoman for South Central Ambulance Service said: ‘We were called at 6.04pm this evening to a collision between a car and a cyclist on Eastern Way, Fareham. ‘We sent a rapid response vehicle and two ambulances to the scene. ‘The male cyclist had sustained a head injury and the female driver a back injury. Both were taken by ambulance to the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham.’