Police are appealing for CCTV footage after a 57-year-old biker was seriously injured in a collision with two cars which closed the A39 in Falmouth yesterday.

Police and ambulance were called to the accident on Dracaena Avenue at around 2.50pm on Tuesday, January 30..

Eyewitnesses reported that the accident involved two cars, which the police have now confirmed, and the motorcyclist was sandwiched between both vehicles.

The motorcyclist sustained serious injuries in the accident and was taken to hospital by land ambulance.

Officers from the Alliance Roads Policing and Firearms Teams were at the scene and the road was closed fora number of hours while an investigation was carried out.

The closure caused long delays on the road with traffic being diverted through Old Hill.

The police have tanked the public for their patience and have appealed for any witnesses or anyone with dashcam or CCTV footage to come forward.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said in an appeal to the public: "Police were called at approximately 2.50pm on Tuesday 30 January to reports of a three-vehicle road traffic collision on Dracaena Avenue, Falmouth.

"The incident involved two cars and a motorbike and was attended by police and ambulance.

"A 57-year-old motorcycle rider sustained serious injuries and was taken by land ambulance to Derriford Hospital.

"Officers from the Alliance Roads Policing and Firearms Teams attended the scene. Once a thorough examination of the scene had been conducted the road was re-opened. Police would like to thank the public for their patience.

"Anyone who witnessed the collision or has information regarding it, in particular any dash cam or CCTV footage, are asked to contact police on 101 quoting log 442 of the 30 January."