A MOTORCYCLIST was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash at Canford Bottom on Wednesday night.

Police said this morning that the orange Triumph motorbike, which was registered to a Ferndown man, was the only vehicle involved in the incident on the A31.

It happened at around 9.50pm.

An ambulance was called to the scene and the man was taken to hospital.

It is not thought that the man’s injuries are life-threatening.