A MOTORCYCLIST has been injured in a crash with a car.

The incident took place in Talbot Road at the junction with Wimborne Road in Bournemouth.

A spokesperson for the ambulance service said they were called just before 9.15am.

The driver of the red Ford Fiesta, registered to a man from Peterborough, has minor injuries and was treated at the scene by crews from South Western Ambulance Service.

The male motorcyclist, who was travelling on a red Honda motorcycle registered to a man from Poole, was taken to Poole Hospital after receiving head injuries.

A spokesperson for Dorset Police said a road closure was in place at Winton Banks at 9.34am and the roads were fully re-opened just before 10.40am.