Moor road closed following serious accident

THE A169 road between Whitby and Pickering is closed while police carry out investigations following a serious accident involving a car and a motorbike.

North Yorkshire Police were called at around 1.05pm today (Sunday) to Lockton near Pickering.

The collision, involving a silver Vauxhall Astra and a motorcycle, occurred on Lockton Lane.

The rider of the motorcycle, a 51-year-old man was seriously injured in the collision and was taken to Scarborough District Hospital. Nobody else was injured in the incident.

The road remains closed as officers conduct their enquiries into the collision and any witnesses are urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101.