A CYCLIST has been taken to hospital following a crash involving a van in Wellington.

Emergency services were called to the Longforth/Howard Road area after reports of the crash.

A cyclist, a man in his 40s, was taken to Musgrove Park Hospital.

A road closure is still in place for Brendon Road while an investigation takes place.

PCSO Simon Bramley said: "Brendon road closed due to crash.

"Male cyclist in his 40’s was in collision with a van in Longforth/Howard Road area.

"The cyclist sustained injuries and was taken to Musgrove Park hospital by ambulance.

"Air ambulance did land and the on hand doctor gave assistance but was not need to transport the cyclist.

"Road still closed between Olands and Howard Road for police investigation please use alternative roads."