POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was seriously injured in an accident yesterday afternoon.

At around 3.11pmon Friday a collision occurred on the road between Welham Road, Norton and Buttercrambe, involving a white coloured car derived van and a blue motorcycle. The motorcyclist, 63 year old male from Malton, was airlifted to LGI with serious injuries.

Police would like to speak to any person who may have witnessed the collision or manner of riding / driving prior to the collision. Please contact TC899 Paul Long Malton RPG on Tel 101 or email Paul.Long@NorthYorkshire.pnn.police.uk incident 12170215441