A MOTORCYCLIST was taken to hospital after a crash on Tuesday morning (June 30).

The incident happened at around 9.45am on the A37 Dorchester Road, close to Netherton Lane near Yeovil.

Police said a black Yamaha motorcycle and a white Fiat Panda were involved and that the motorcyclist, a man in his 20s, was taken to hospital.

He is said to be in a critical, but stable, condition.

The road was closed while emergency services treated him and collision investigators carried out enquiries at the scene and reopened at 4.15pm.

PC Owen Davies said: “We’re keen to speak to anyone who saw what happened or was travelling in the area and may have dashcam footage that could assist us with our enquiries.

“We’d like to thank everyone for their patience while we were on the scene.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 and give reference 5220143316.