Police are investigating a road traffic accident, involving a motorcycle and a truck, that resulted in surgery for the motorcyclist, after the bike burst into flames.

Police say the accident occurred around 2:10pm yesterday, near the intersection of North Shore Road and Jennings Street in Smith’s Parish.

The motorcyclist sustained leg injuries that were not expected to be life-threatening.

The section of North Shore Road was closed to the public for about roughly an hour. Traffic was diverted to Middle Road.