HAMPSHIRE Police is appealing for witnesses after a crash between a car and motorcycle on the A3 on Saturday (September 4) afternoon.

Police were called around 4pm to the incident, which happened on the southbound carriageway near Griggs Green.

A blue Kawasaki motorcycle and dark blue Honda Jazz had collided, with the rider of the motorcycle, a man in his 50s, suffering serious chest injuries.

Officers investigating the exact circumstances are keen to speak with any witnesses, particularly anyone with dash cam footage.

A police spokesman said: "We are particularly keen to speak with the driver of a black Volkswagen Golf, believed to be a 2008-plate, who had been driving just ahead of the motorcycle and could have important information.

"Anyone who can assist our enquiries should call 101, quoting the reference 44210354317."