A MAN was taken to hospital after being involved in a collision with a car.

The emergency services were called to Christchurch Road, West Parley, at 2.10am this morning after the 23-year-old man was struck by a blue Ford Fiesta, being driven by a woman, 20, from Surrey.

It happened outside the Golden Acres Garden Centre.

Police said this morning that the man was in a stable condition at Southampton General Hospital, but the full extent of his injuries are not yet known.

The road was closed for several hours while accident investigators combed the scene for evidence.

Any witnesses should call Poole Traffic Police on 101.