Pedestrian hit by motorcyclist

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A MOTORCYCLIST has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after crashing into a pedestrian.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident in Southwell Road West, Mansfield, at 5.30am on Saturday.

The pedestrian, aged 24, was taken to King’s Mill Hospital with minor injuries. He has since been discharged.

The 62-year-old motorcyclist, who was riding a Suzuki motorbike, was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre, in Nottingham.

Witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.