A MOTORCYCLIST was airlifted to hospital with potentially serious injuries after being involved in a crash with a car yesterday.

Shortly after 4pm, a car and motorbike crashed on the A49 at Wellington, close to the junction to the village centre.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesperson said they treated one patient, the rider, for potentially serious injuries after a crew came across the crash at 4.11pm on Sunday.

The Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham, a second land ambulance and a paramedic officer were sent to the scene.

After being assessed and treated by crews, the man in his 20s was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.