Motorcyclist taken to hospital after collision

Motorcyclist’s injuries not believed to be life threatening.

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital following a road traffic collision near Smeatharpe.

The single vehicle collision took place on Sunday at High Swainstone and police were called to the scene at 7.18pm.

A police spokeswoman said the riders injuries were not believed to be life threatening and he was conscious and breathing when the emergency services arrived.

Firefighters from Honiton were called to assist and used a spillage kit to make the motorcycle safe.