An 18-year-old man and an 81-year-old woman are hospitalized in East Hampshire after a serious accident.

Hampshire Police were called at 3:08 p.m. on Sunday (September 12) to report a collision between a car and a motorcycle near Petersfield on the A272.

The South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) was also on hand to confirm that the motorcyclist, an 18-year-old male, suffered “life-threatening” injuries and was rushed to Southampton University Hospital by ambulance.

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The driver of the car, an 81-year-old woman, was taken to St. Richards Hospital in Chichester after being “seriously injured”.

London Road B2070 was closed while rescue workers were on site on Sunday, but the road is now open again.

In a full statement to HampshireLive, SCAS said, “We were called on the A272 at 3:05 pm about a collision between a car and a motorcyclist.

“We sent two ambulance crews, an ambulance officer, and the helicopter and intensive care vehicle from the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance to the scene. They examined and treated two patients.

“Both patients were treated on site by our crews before they were taken to their respective hospitals.”

The Hampshire Constabulary is asking anyone who has seen the accident near Petersfield for information and asking them to call 101 on 44210366420.

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