A MOTORCYCLIST has suffered leg injuries after an accident involving a car in York this morning.

The male rider has been taken to hospital following the collision which happened on Hull Road at about 8.50am today.

The incident has caused traffic tailbacks in the area and part of the road has been sealed off as investigations get underway.

In a separate incident, a stretch of the B6265 has been closed after a three-car pile-up this morning.

Nobody was injured in the collision, which happened at about 8am at Little Ouseburn, at the exit for Thorpe Underwood.

The road is expected to re-open shortly.