A MAN was airlifted to hospital yesterday afternoon following a motorcycle collision in Warley.

Emergency services rushed to Osborne Heights at about 4.30pm after the motorcyclist lost control of his red and white Yamaha bike causing him to fall on his side.

The motorcyclist, a man believed to be in his 20s, suffered serious injuries including damage to his pelvis.

He was airlifted to the major trauma centre at Addenbrooke's Hospital, in Cambridgeshire, for emergency treatment.