A MAN has suffered spinal and leg injuries after crashing his motorbike in bad weather.

His motorbike left the A64 at Sherburn due to bad weather conditions, a fire service spokesman said.

Firefighters protected the man from the harsh cold and snow in one of their vehicles until the ambulance arrived.

The collision happened at about 8.15pm yesterday, a spokesman said.

On the A1, the occupants of a car had a lucky escape after it rolled over coming to rest on its roof.

The accident happened on the northbound carriageway between Leeming Bar and Catterick around 5.10pm yesterday.

A spokesman said all those in the car were out on their arrival and were treated by paramedics at the scene.