A motorcyclist is in hospital with multiple injuries after a crash between his bike and a car on Sunday (December 9) in Ilfracombe.

Police said the collision happened on the A361 St Brannock's Road at 7.10pm.

The motorcyclist, a man in his 40s, sustained multiple injuries to his chest and pelvis, which are currently being treated as potentially life-changing.

He was taken to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, where he remains.

The incident involved a grey Volkswagen golf and a black Hyosung motorcycle.

The driver of the car, a man in his 50s, was left with minor injuries.

Officers from the Barnstaple Roads Policing team are appealing for anyone with information and anyone who witnessed the incident to get in touch.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police by calling 101, quoting log 851 of Sunday, December 9.