Police say a male motorcyclist sustained serious head and facial injuries and was left semi-conscious when the bike he was riding collided with a car travelling in the opposite direction.

The accident occurred around 12pm this afternoon near the junction of Middle and Morgan Roads in Warwick.

The motorcyclist was riding in an easterly direction and the car was travelling west.

A spokesman said: “The female driver of the car was uninjured.

“Both vehicles were extensively damaged.

“Emergency Medical Services personnel attended the scene and transported the motorcyclist to King Edward VII Hospital via ambulance, for further treatment to his injuries, which were described as serious.

“The roadway which was closed for a period as Forensics Officers and Traffic Collision Investigators processed the scene.

“Anyone with information on this incident, is asked to call the main police number, 295-0011.”