A MOTORCYCLIST suffered serious injuries after coming off his bike in Pistea yesterday morning.

The incident took place at the junction of London Road and Rectory Road at 5.25am.

A 25-year-old man from Rayleigh was taken by ambulance to Basildon Hospital with serious injuries. He was then transferred to the Royal London Hospital.

The man was riding a black Yamaha.

Anyone with information is asked to contact roads policing officers at Laindon on 101.