A MOTORBIKE rider has been rushed to hospital after suffering serious injuries in a crash on Winwick Road.

The A49 has been partially blocked in both direction following the accident at around 1pm near to the junction of Orford Lane and the Rybrook Jaguar car dealership, involving a motorcycle and a car.

Police and paramedics have attended the scene, with a man in his 30s having been treated for potentially serious injuries to the leg.

He has been taken to Aintree Hospital by ambulance.

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Traffic in the area is very slow moving as a result of the crash.