A MOTORCYCLIST is believed to have broken his arm and a leg in a crash which closed Mantle Street, Wellington, for a short time on Monday afternoon.

The crash, which happened at about 3.30 pm near the Car-Stock shop, also involved a car.

A police spokesman said the motorcyclist was taken to Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, with injuries not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing, and the car driver was also hospitalised.

Police appealed for any witnesses who had not already spoken to officers at the scene, or who had any dashcam footage or other information, to call 101 using the reference number 5222244171.