A scooter rider has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a crash near Dursley last night.

The crash happened at around 9.45pm on the A4135 Whiteway Hill and involved a black Kymco Agility 125cc scooter which was travelling in the general direction of Kingscote.

A man in his 20s was taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol with serious injuries.

A road closure was in place for around six hours while a collision investigation took place and the road has since reopened.

Officers are investigating the circumstances of the collision and would like to hear from anyone who has not already spoken to police.

Any witnesses or anyone with information or relevant dashcam footage is asked to call police on 101 and quote incident 509 of August 9.