Motorbike rider taken to hospital

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A motorcyclist ended up in hospital after coming off his bike in Altofts.

The rider skidded and ended up in the road after the incident near the junction of Drury Lane and Lee Brigg on Monday.

A spokeswoman for the ambulance service said emergency services were called just after 2.30pm.

A community first responder was first on the scene and was helped by a crew from Normanton Fire Station, who happened to be in the area.

The rider was taken to Pinderfields Hospital, but his injuries were not thought to have been life threatening.