A MOTORCYCLIST was taken to hospital with serious head injuries after coming off his bike.

The incident happened at around 6.10pm in Gorsey Lane, Wallasey, yesterday.

The 33-year-old rider suffered multiple injuries including a fractured skull. He was taken to Walton Centre for Neurology.

Police closed Gorsey Lane in both directions. It was re-opened around 8.20pm.

Anyone with information should telephone police on 0151 777 5444.