A HAMPSHIRE road was closed this evening after a crash involving a car and a cyclist.

Fawley Road in Hythe was shut in both directions following the accident, which occurred outside Seadown Veterinary Hospital.

Social media users said the cyclist was a 17-year-old boy who was taken to hospital by air ambulance.

A police spokesman said officers were in the process of re-opening the road but refused to release any further details.