Police are appealing for witnesses following a two-vehicle collision in west Cumbria.

It happened on the Eaglesfield to Hundeth Hill road - at Roundclose Hill, Cockermouth - at about 2pm yesterday ( May 13 ).

The collision involved a Ford Mondeo and a Honda motorcycle.

The rider of the motorcycle, a man, 61, from Cockermouth, was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary at Newcastle with serious injuries.

The driver of the Mondeo, a man, 43, from Cockermouth, was uninjured.

Anybody who witnessed the collision or has any information is asked to contact PC 2671 Colin Dunne or Sgt 1929 Martin Bainbridge on 101.