Police are investigating the major crash which caused traffic chaos on the A38 in Derbyshire yesterday.
The incident involved a car and motorcycle, and the 62-year-old rider from Nottingham sustained serious multiple injuries.
The driver of the other vehicle, a black Nissan Navara pickup, was not injured, and now officers investigating the serious collision have issued an appeal for witnesses to step forward.
Police said: "The crash happened at about 8.50am yesterday (Thursday June 2) on the southbound carriageway of the A38 between Ripley and Coxbench, when a car and a motorcycle collided.
The rider of the black Keeway Superlight 124cc bike, a 62-year-old man from Nottingham, sustained serious multiple injuries. He is being treated in the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham.
Anyone who has information about the collision should contact Detective Sergeant Darren Muggleton on 101, quoting incident number 120/02/06/16, or send him a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of the Derbyshire Constabulary website.