A female motorcyclist and her 7-year-old pillion passenger were taken to the hospital’s Emergency Department following a serious two-vehicle collision with a car.

Police say the accident occurred around 6pm on North Shore Road, near the junction with Cable Hill in Devonshire.

A spokesman said: “Information suggests that the vehicles were traveling in opposite directions when the collision occurred.

“The driver of the motor car was not reported to be injured, however the female motorcyclist, and her 7-year-old passenger were taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, for treatment of their injuries.”

Traffic diversions were put in place at Store Hill and Loyal Hill, while police processed the scene.

Anyone who may have witnessed this collision, is asked to call police on 211 at the earliest opportunity.