Cyclist suffers Life changing serious injuries following Collision in New Forest

cyclist suffers life changing serious injuries following collision in new forest

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision between a car and a bicycle in the New Forest

Shortly after midday on Friday, December 2, a cyclist and a silver Vauxhall Zafira were involved in a collision at the Ipley Crossroads, Beaulieu Road, in Hythe.

The cyclist, a 36-year-old man, suffered serious injuries and remains in Southampton General Hospital at this time.

Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area at this time and may have seen what happened.

PC Alexander Tack said: “We are keen to hear from anyone who saw what happened that afternoon, including the events leading up to the collision.

“Officers are particularly interested in speaking to a woman driving a dark coloured estate car, travelling from the Applemore roundabout in the direction of Ipley Cross, who stopped at the scene to assist.

“If you saw anything, please call police immediately.”

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident, and has been bailed until March 1, 2017.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Totton RPU on 101, quoting 44160454366, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.