A CYCLIST was taken to hospital after a collision between a car and a bike.

The incident involving a blue Skoda and the male cyclist happened on Southampton Road, Romsey, close to the Plaza Theatre, and the cyclist sustained a possible leg injury and superficial cuts to the face, but the injuries were not thought to be serious.

He was taken to Southampton General Hospital and the scene was cleared within half an hour of the incident, just after 8.45am this morning.