Three people were rushed to the hospital’s Emergency Department following a head on collision on the Rising Sun Stretch on Middle Road in Southampton last night.

Police say the accident occurred around 8pm, involving a female motorcycle rider, her female pillion passenger and a male motorcycle rider,

“The female motorcyclist whose age remains unconfirmed, suffered a head wound and was unresponsive for a short time,” a spokesman said.

“Her 18-year-old female pillion passenger was left with abrasions about the body.

“The 31-year-old male motorcycle rider sustained a broken leg and suspected broken arm.

“All three were transported to hospital by ambulance for further treatment of their injuries, which are not considered life-threatening at this time.

“The crash resulted in a three hour road closure with traffic diverted from the scene as it was processed by Traffic Collision Investigators and officers from the Forensic Support Unit,” he added.

“Both motorcycles were written off.

“Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed or, has information on this serious road traffic collision, to please call 211 or, the main police number, 295-0011.”