A MAN found seriously hurt on the A338 Wessex Way yesterday afternoon remains in a life-threatening condition.

The casualty was flown to hospital by air ambulance after an incident near the Richmond Hill flyover at around 12.30pm.

Police shut a stretch of the carriageway to allow the helicopter to land.

Today, officers confirmed the man remains in a critical condition in hospital.

It is understood the incident is not being treated as a crime.