A MOTORCYCLIST has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a crash in Bridgwater.

Firefighters, ambulance and police all attended the scene outside The Halfway Inn on Westonzoyland Road at 3.30pm this afternoon (Sunday, July 16).

A car and a motorcycle had collided, with a female driver trapped inside the car which had landed on its side in a ditch, and the motorcyclist with serious injuries at the roadside.

Firefighters stabilised the vehicle and used hydraulic cutting equipment to release the woman.

The male motorcyclist was treated by ambulance personnel before being airlifted to hospital.