A driver has been arrested following a crash that injured a cyclist and closed a road in both directions. 

Emergency services were called to Rodbridge Hill in Long Melford at about 7.55pm on Friday. 

A Suffolk police spokesman said officers were called to reports of a crash involving a cyclist and a car. 

The cyclist suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital by ambulance. 

The driver of the car, a Citroen C4, was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, failure to stop and driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Suffolk police, quoting reference number 37/31785/24.