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Hayling Island Collision
A cyclist is being treated for a serious head injury at Southampton General Hospital following a collision with a motorbike in Hayling Island last night.
Officers say it happened as the 59 year old cyclist was on Langstone Road. The 28 year old motorbike rider has a minor leg injury.
Hampshire Police say at around 11pm on Friday, October 21 a red Honda 125 cc motorcycle and a dark coloured Carrera Vengence pedal cycle were in collision on the southbound carriageway of Langstone Road.
The collision caused both the motorcyclist and cyclist to fall from their bikes.
The cyclist, a 59-year-old man from the Havant area, sustained a serious head injury and was taken by ambulance to Southampton General Hospital.
The 28-year-old motorcyclist from the Hayling Island area, sustained a minor leg injury.
PC Peter Sarginson, said: “We would like to hear from anybody who may have witnessed this incident, or anyone who saw the motorcycle or pedal cycle near the collision area around 11pm last night (Oct 21).”
Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC Sarginson or Sgt Chapman at Havant police station, quoting Operation Bud, by calling 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously.
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