AN ISLE of Wight road has reopened and a cyclist has been taken to hospital following a serious crash on Lake Hill this morning (Saturday).

Isle of Wight Police cordoned off a section of Lake Hill earlier today following a collision involving a car and a bike.  

Police and paramedics were called to the scene.

The incident resulted in considerable traffic delays, with motorists having to divert.

The cyclist's injuries are serious but not life-changing, the force has confirmed. 

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Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary was alerted to the collision at around 9.30am.

They went on to say the force is investigating a crash at the zebra crossing, near Tesco Express.

The road has since reopened and traffic is flowing again.