POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a serious road traffic collision happened on the A419.

The incident took place on Thursday, November 30, with a motorbike rider needing to be taken to Southmead Hospital by ambulance after suffering a serious leg injury.

At approximately 5.30pm a silver Mercedes E220 car was involved in a collision with an orange Lexmoto 125 cc motorcycle on the northbound carriageway of the A419 close to the Dorcan junction.

As a result of the collision, one lane of the A419 was closed for approximately three hours.

If anyone witnessed this collision or has any information which could assist they are urged to contact PC Alan King at Tri-Force operations on 101.

Alternatively you can call anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.