TWO people have been taken to hospital after a collision between a bicycle and a motorbike on the A38 in Wellington.

The collision took place yesterday afternoon (Sunday, April 14) near Whiteball, and the cyclist was taken to hospital with minor injuries, while a motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

An Avon and Somerset Police said: “We’re appealing for witnesses following a collision on the A38 near Whiteball, Wellington on Sunday (April 14).

“At approximately 1.15pm we were called by the ambulance service to a report of a collision between a bicycle and a motorcycle.

“Officers attended alongside the ambulance and air ambulance services and closed the road to allow medical treatment to take place and for the motorbike to be recovered.

“The cyclist was taken to hospital with minor injuries while the motorcyclist was taken to hospital by air ambulance with injuries that are not thought to be life-threatening or life-changing.

“The road was reopened at approximately 10pm.

“If you witnessed the collision or have any information which could help our investigation, please contact us.

“If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5224094992, or complete our online appeals form.”