A rider was taken to hospital after a two-vehicle crash in Smith’s this morning.

The man’s bike collided with a car on North Shore Road near the Rubis Terceira’s gas station at about 11.15am.

A police spokesman said: “The rider of the bike sustained leg and head injuries.”

He added that the man was taken to the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital by ambulance.

The spokesman said: “The extent of those injuries are not known at this time.

“The driver of the car was said to be unhurt.”

The road was closed between Barkers Hill and Store Hill and traffic was diverted.