A MOTORCYCLIST has been seriously injured in a collision between Blakedown and Kidderminster.

The incident happened at about 4.55pm on Thursday, June 26, on the A456 Birmingham Road - Blakedown to Kidderminster - near to the junction with Deansford Lane.

The red Suzuki motorcycle was in collision with a blue Land Rover Discovery.

The motorcyclist, a 20-year-old Kidderminster man, sustained serious injuries including a fractured rib, dislocated shoulder and a large wound to his right leg, which required surgery. He was taken to the Worcestershire Royal Hospital, in Worcester.

PC Lisa Hornberger, of West Mercia Police, said the road was busy at the time and appealed for witnesses or anyone with information contact her on 101, quoting incident 505-S-260614.