Police are investigating a road traffic accident that occurred on North Shore Road in Devonshire, near the junction with Loyal Hill Road around 7:10pm this evening.

A spokesman said: “Early information indicates that two motorcyclists collided with each other.

“Both riders were transported by ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for treatment.”

But he said: “The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.

“However, one of the riders may have been more seriously hurt.

“A medical update is anticipated in due course.”

Traffic diversions were put in effect in the area, while the scene was processed.

Any witnesses are encouraged to call 211, as soon as possible.