Berkshire

M4 westbound carriageway closed after motorbike crash

M4 traffic Image copyright Kayleigh Poacher
Image caption The M4 westbound was shut between junction 10 and 11 after the crash

A stretch of the M4 in Berkshire was closed after a crash involving a motorcycle and a car.

Police and the air ambulance attended the scene of the collision at 17:30 BST and the motorcyclist was airlifted to Oxford's John Radcliffe hospital.

The 58-year-old suffered a serious back injury but was said to be conscious and breathing.

The westbound carriageway was closed between junctions 10 and 11 until 18:45.

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