A MAN has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a collision with a car in Lymington this morning.

The incident is believed to have taken place on the A337 Milford Road between South Street and the B3058 Lymington Road around 6.45am.

The vehicle, a silver Peugeot 406, was travelling towards Lymington when it collided with the 49-year-old man.

The pedestrian was taken by road ambulance to Southampton General Hospital.

The driver, a 42-year-old man was uninjured.

Milford Road was closed in both directions while police carried out an investigation and recovery of the scene.

The road remained closed for a few hours.

Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or saw either party prior to it.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Totton Roads Policing unit, quoting Operation Walpole, on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.