A MOTORCYCLIST has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries following a crash in the New Forest.

The 20-year-old male rider is being treated for "serious" head injuries at Southampton General Hospital after colliding with a VW Touran on the B3058 Holmsley Road. 

The incident happened at around 9.15am and police remain on the scene investigating its cause.

The Holmsley Road near its junction with the A35 along to Bashley Common Road near Bashley is closed.

No one has been arrested.

Any witnesses are urged to call the Road Policing Unit at Totton on 101.