A MOTORCYCLIST has suffered serious injuries in a crash.

Police were called to Earby at 5.15pm on Friday after a Kawasaki ZX 750 bike and a Kia Sportage crashed in Skipton Road at the junction with Albion Street.

The motorcyclist, a 55-year-old man, suffered serious spinal and wrist injuries and was taken to Leeds General Infirmary.

His condition has been described as serious but stable.

The driver of the car, a 41-year-old woman, was not injured.

Sergeant Phil Baxendale said: "Our thoughts are with the injured man at this time.

"We continue to investigate the collision and ask that anyone with information, or especially any dash cam footage, comes forward and speaks to us."

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call 101 quoting log number 1228 of Jun 28.