The inquest has opened into the death of a cyclist who was involved in a collision with a car in the New Forest.

Eastleigh man Kieran Dix, 36, was involved in a collision with a Vauxhall Zafira at the Ipley Crossroad on Beaulieu Road, Hythe, and was rushed to hospital after suffering serious injuries.

After the crash on December 2 he was treated at Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester but he died on February 7.

A 22-year-old man arrested in connection with the incident was bailed until yesterday March 1.

The inquest in Winchester was adjourned until the full hearing on August 8.