Isle Of Man / Ellan Vannin

Motorcyclist injured in Ballasalla crash

A motorcyclist has sustained serious injuries in a crash involving a van on the Douglas to Ballasalla Road in the Isle of Man.

The man was riding a Triumph motorcycle when he collided with a Ford Transit van at 18:10 GMT on Wednesday.

Police said the male rider, from Port St Mary, suffered "serious injuries" and was taken to Noble's Hospital for treatment, where he remains.

The driver of the van, from Ballasalla, was not injured.

The road was closed for more than an hour while police conducted inquiries at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Roads Policing Unit at Police Headquarters.

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