WITNESSES are being sought after a crash which left a motorcyclist in a Bristol hospital with serious injuries.

Police are calling for members of the public to come forward following the crash on Wednesday (November 7).

A spokesman said: "We’re appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision involving a cyclist in Burnham-on-Sea.

"It happened on Wednesday (7 November) at about 6pm at the junction of Love Lane and Manor Road – near to the Esso service station.

"A car was in collision with the cyclist."

The cyclist – a man in his 50s – was taken to Southmead Hospital with serious injuries. He remains in hospital in a stable condition.

The spokesman added: "We’re keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident who may be able to assist us with our enquiries."

If you have any information which could help, contact police by calling 101, quoting reference 5218248532.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.