A MOPED rider hurt in a serious accident on the A19 in York two weeks ago is recovering in hospital.

Police said the rider of the orange Aprilia moped is now in a stable condition after the crash on Wednesday, January 8.

The 21-year-old man from Nether Poppleton was taken to Leeds General Infirmary with serious injuries after the collision, which also involved a black Ford Fiesta, on Shipton Road.

Police say their investigation is still ongoing and would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the crash or saw either vehicle before the collision.