A motorcyclist and their passenger have been taken to hospital following a ‘serious’ collision in Huntingdon earlier this evening (Friday).

The collision occurred around 7.20pm and involved a motorcycle, on Nursery Road close to B1514 Hartford Road, at the junction of Riverside Park.

A post on the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit’s Twitter stated that it was “currency dealing with a serious motorcycle collision on the Huntingdon ring road”.

Firefighters from Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service, along with crews from the East of England Ambulance Service were at the scene. One lane was closed while those involved received treatment and emergency services clear the scene.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said that the motorcycle ending up in a ditch, both involved were conscious and breathing.

The motorcyclist and their passenger have been taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, in Cambridge, with “one on the serious scale”, the spokesman added.