POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a collision between a car and a motorbike in Prees Green yesterday.

The crash, which involved a grey Nissan Qashqai, travelling southbound on the A49 towards Shrewsbury and a black Kawasaki ZX6-R motorbike, which was being ridden northbound towards Whitchurch.

The two vehicles are understood to have been in collision at the turning for the junction of the B5065 to Wem.

The motorcyclist – a man in his 30s – suffered serious injuries to his chest, arm, leg and pelvis and was taken to hospital while the driver of the Nissan Qashqai was uninjured.

Enquiries are ongoing but officers are appealing for witnesses to the incident and would like to speak with people who saw the vehicles and the manner in which they were being driven prior to the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to call West Mercia Police on 101 quoting incident number 688S of May 11.