AN air ambulance, police and several fire engines were called to an incident on Walney.

Police were called to a report of a road traffic collision between a Ford C-Max car and a motorcycle at around 1.30pm.

A fire engine and fire car were next to be called to the scene. 

Barrow station manager Paul Milburn said: "We were alerted to come to the scene at 1.45pm.

"The incident involved a collision between a motorcyclist and a Ford C-Max vehicle.

"During the incident we used three appliances - two from Barrow and one from Ulverston - and there were two managers at the scene."

Firefighters assisted one casualty from the vehicle who was an 83-year-old man, and the motorcyclist, who was a 56-year-old man, was given medical care from firefighters before being handed over to the paramedics.

The motorcyclist was then taken to hospital with injuries not believed to be life changing.

The incident resulted with the closure of North Scale road due to the incident.

The Helimed air ambulance in attendance is one of three helicopters under the North West Air Ambulance service.

Crews were in attendance for one hour and 30 minutes.