A motorcycle operator suffered serious injuries in an accident on the Outer Ring Road this afternoon.
The motorcyle was the only vehicle involved.
The accident occurred in the west-bound lane of the Outer Ring Road near the exit at Topsail Road, on a section of newly tarred asphault about the be paved.
The west-bound lane in that area has been closed while the RNC carries out its investigation.
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Accident Investigation Unit is currently on the scene of a single-vehicle collision in the west-bound lane of the Outer Ring Road, between Thorburn Road and the Topsail Road exits.
The investigation into the collision requires the west-bound lane of the Outer Ring Road between those points to be closed until further notice.
An update will be provided as soon as possible and an advisory will be issued when the roadway is completely reopened.