A PILLION rider on a motorcycle is in hospital with "significant injuries" following a collision with a car.

A man has been arrested in connection with the crash yesterday afternoon (Sunday, May 30).

Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage of the incident involving the bike and a white Audi on the A39 travelling from Holford towards Bridgwater at around 2.45pm.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said: "A passenger on the motorcycle was taken to hospital with significant injuries.

"A man has been arrested in connection with the incident and enquiries are ongoing.

"Police would like to hear from anyone that witnessed the collision, or anyone with dashcam footage who was travelling on the A39 between Willington and Bridgwater between 2.30pm and 3pm.

"If you can help, please call 101 quoting reference number 5221119352."