HILPERTON Road has reopened after a serious road traffic accident involving a van and a cyclist at just before 6.50am this morning.

The road which was shut in both directions between the roundabout on County Way and the Stancomb Avenue junction has been reopened at 11am and traffic is flowing as normal.

The male cyclist involved in the collision was taken to Southmead Hospital with a serious head injury.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.