Biker critical after M4 accident near Leigh Delamere

The accident scene
Image caption The motorway's westbound carriageway was closed for five hours

A motorcyclist has been seriously injured in a collision with a car on the M4 in Wiltshire.

Emergency services were called to the westbound carriageway of the motorway close to Leigh Delamere services following reports of the accident.

Both carriageways were closed briefly and the westbound carriageway remained closed for five hours during investigations.

Westbound traffic was diverted off at Chippenham.

The motorcyclist was taken to Bristol's Frenchay Hospital for treatment.

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