A YOUNG motorcyclist has been hospitalised following a collision in Allerdale.

A large police presence was reported in the village of Flimby near Maryport on Monday evening.

Police have since confirmed they responded to a one vehicle accident.

A spokesman for Cumbria Constabulary said: "Police were called at 8:30pm on June 6 to the report of a one vehicle motor cycle collision.

"The rider of the bike a man in his 20s was taken to Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle with a leg injury."