A MOTORCYCLIST suffered 'serious injuries' after a crash in a Somerset village today (November 3).

Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage following a collision between a car and motorcycle which happened at around 12.45pm in New Road, Seavington St Michael, near the junction with West Street.

"The motorcyclist, who was travelling from the direction of Illminster, collided with a car travelling in the opposite direction," said a police spokesperson.

"The motorcyclist suffered serious injuries and has been taken to hospital. Their family have been informed.

"The road is expected to be closed for some time while enquiries take place at the scene."

Anyone with information is being urged to contact police on 101 and quote log 438 of November 3.