Biker 'serious' after Bathgate crash

A motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital after a crash with a car in West Lothian.

The accident happened in Edinburgh Road, Bathgate, at about 17:00 on Wednesday.

The 40-year-old rider was airlifted to the Southern General Hospital in Glasgow where his condition was described as serious.

A female passenger in the car was also treated by paramedics but did not require hospital treatment.

The road was closed while the accident was dealt with and the scene investigated.

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