Man in serious condition following motorcycle collision in Selby

A motorcyclist is in a serious condition in hospital following a single-vehicle collision at Sherburn in Elmet, Selby District.

The collision happened on Coldhill Lane at around 9.14pm on Wednesday 30 August 2017.

It is believed the 49-year-old man, from the Leeds area, had been to Squires Café and was heading away from Sherburn in Elmet towards Lotherton Hall when he came off the yellow and red Yamaha motorcycle.

He was taken by ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary where he is in a serious condition.

Local diversions were put in place to allow the emergency services to work at the scene and for a full police examination to take place.

The road reopened at around 10.50pm.