A 19-year-old motorcyclist has been in "potentially serious injuries" during a crash on the A46 in Evesham.

The collision was between a motorbike and a VW Golf on the A46 Evesham Bypass, between Twyford and the roundabout towards Badsey last night.

Police crews were accompanied by West Midlands Ambulance Service at the scene, and the motorcyclist was treated before being transported to a hospital in Birmingham.

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A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called to reports of a man who had fallen from a motorbike on the A46 in Evesham, near to Twyford Island, at 6.43pm last night, one ambulance attended the scene.

"On arrival, we discovered a male patient who was treated for potentially serious injuries before being taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham for further treatment."

Police confirmed that the driver of the Golf was an 18-year-old man, who is unknown to have been injured during the collision.

A West Mercia Police spokesperson said: "We received a number of calls at about 6.50pm yesterday, Monday 18 April, reporting a collision between a motorbike and a VW Golf on the A46 Evesham bypass.

"The motorcyclist, a 19-year-old man, was injured and an ambulance attended. We don’t have details of his injuries, though they are not believed to be life-threatening.

"The driver of the Golf was an 18-year-old man. We don’t have details of injuries if there were any.

"The road was re-opened shortly after 8.30."

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There have been a number of crashes on the road, and Harriett Baldwin MP was looking into the safety of the road at the end of 2021.