MONDAY, JULY 16, 10AM UPDATE: An 18-year-old man suffered serious leg injuries when his motorcycle collided with a truck on Friday afternoon.

This morning the Southampton teenager was still in a stable condition on a general ward at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.

The accident took place at 3:10pm Friday on Middle Road in Devonshire near the junction with Christ Church Road.

Traffic was diverted away from the scene while the motorcyclist was treated and taken to hospital via ambulance.

Inquiries are ongoing and any witnesses to this collision are encouraged to contact PC Teledo Breary on 295-0011.