AN INJURED motorcyclist has been taken to hospital following a crash near the Scotland-England border.

The two-vehicle collision took place on the A1 near Berwick-upon-Tweed shortly before midday on Friday (May 24).

The motorcyclist suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “At about 11.50am today (Friday) we received a report of a collision involving a car and a motorbike on the A1 northbound near Berwick-upon-Tweed.

“Emergency services attended the scene and the motorbike rider was taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

“The driver of the car remained at the scene and is assisting officers with their enquiries.

“The road was temporarily closed but has since reopened.”