Motorcyclist suffers life-threatening injuries in accident near Arthur

A motorcyclist had to be airlifted after a crash just south of Arthur.

Emergency services were called to the collision at 12 Wellington Road in Mapleton at around 5pm on Thursday.

Police said a red sedan and a motorcycle collided.

The motorcyclist was taken to a trauma center with life-threatening injuries.

The intersection of Wellington Road 12 and Sixteenth Line was closed to investigators but reopened just before 5.30am on Friday.