A 46-YEAR-OLD motorcyclist was taken to hospital after being hit by a car on Shambles Street.

Police received a call at 4.17pm on Thursday afternoon to reports that a silver BMW had been in collision with a white Honda near the library.

The biker, from Gawber, is thought to have suffered broken bones in the accident.

Police put a temporary road closure in place on Shambles Street.

Witnesses are asked to contact South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 683 of January 30.