An elderly woman has been left in a critical condition, and a motorcyclist seriously injured, after an accident in Kings Langley.

Officers from the Road Policing Unit are appealing for witnesses after the collision, which took place yesterday at about 12.45pm.

A black XT600 Tenere Yamaha motorcycle was travelling north along the road when it was in a collision with a pedestrian.

The rider of the motorcycle, a man in his late 20s, received serious injuries and was taken to Watford General Hospital. He is in a stable condition.

The pedestrian, a woman in her 70s, also received serious injuries and was taken to St Mary’s Hospital in London. She is in a critical condition.

Anyone with any information can telephone PC Helen Carpenter via Hertfordshire Constabulary’s non-emergency number 101, quoting reference ISR 323 of July 31.