An elderly motorbike rider suffered what police have described as "very serious injuries" after a collision with a Mercedes this morning.

Officers were called to Woodgreen Hill, Woodstock Road in Witney, following the collision at 10am.

The elderly man riding the bike was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital with very serious injuries. The Mercedes driver - also an elderly man - was left shocked and shaken.

Police collision investigators closed the road until 1.45pm to assess the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is urged to contact Pc Stuart Flynn at Bicester Roads Policing Department on 08458 505505, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.