A 19-YEAR-OLD man is being treated for "serious" head and arm injuries following a two-vehicle collision near Lisbellaw. 

Police are currently appealing for information and witnesses following a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the Tattygare Road, Lisbellaw last night (Tuesday).

Inspector Ross said: “A report was received shortly before 6.15pm on Tuesday, May 14 of a collision involving a scrambler type motorcycle and white Hyundai Tucson.

“Officers attended, alongside colleagues from the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service who provided treatment to the rider of the scrambler vehicle at the scene, a 19-year-old man.

“He was transported a short time later to hospital for treatment to head and arm injuries. Which are believed to be serious at this time.

“The driver of the Hyundai Tucson did not require medical treatment.

“The Tattygare Road which was closed for a time to allow for emergency service access, has now fully reopened to road users.

“Our investigation is underway, with enquiries ongoing. Anyone with information about what happened, or who has dash-cam or mobile phone footage of the collision can contact police on 101, quoting reference number 1439 14/05/24.”