A VAN and a motorcycle were involved in an incident last night (Wednesday) which led to a road in the south of the Isle of Man being shut while investigations took place.
The motorcyclist, who is understood to be man from Port St Mary, sustained serious injuries, while the driver of the van, a man from Ballasalla, was uninjured.
The incident happened at around 6.10pm on the main Douglas to Ballasalla Road in the area of Ballawoods Straight, between the Blackboards and Ballasalla.
The road was closed whilst police conducted enquiries at the scene.
Police are eager to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Headquarters on 631212.