A MOPED rider was taken to hospital following a crash near Scarborough.

The incident occurred at about 3.15pm on Monday, in Wykeham Lane, Wykeham, when the 60-year-old woman riding the moped came off the machine.

The rider was taken to Scarborough Hospital where she was treated for bruising and a badly sprained ankle.

North Yorkshire Police have urged anyone who witnessed the collision, which did not involve any other vehicles, to contact them.

Anyone with information should phone the police on 101, or email richard.hammond@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk