Motorcyclist injured in road traffic accident

Photo: Great North Air Ambulance.

A motorcyclist was injured in a road accident this afternoon.

The incident occurred near Half Penny House, between Leyburn and Catterick Garrison.

A crew from the Great North Air Ambulance were called to the scene at 1.30pm.

A spokesperson for the service said they were called to attend a road traffic collision.

They added: “An air ambulance with a doctor and two paramedics on board attended and a patient was flown to hospital.”

Their condition is not yet known.

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

It has since reopened.