Motorcyclist injured in crash near Richmond

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a collision with a car near Richmond on Saturday.

The incident happened at about 3.07pm on the A6108 near Downholme Bridge.

The motorcyclist, who has a pillion passenger, was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

The pillion was treated at the scene.

The road was closed for several hours while emergency services worked at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote reference number 12190107796.