A MOTORCYCLIST has suffered what the police describe as "potentially lifechanging injuries" in a crash on Thamesdown Drive.

Police are assisting at the scene of the road traffic collision between a car and a motorbike on one of Swindon's busiest roads which happened at around 5.30pm today.

The road is closed between Garsington Drive and Oakhurst in the direction heading towards Blunsdon.

A Swindon Police spokesman said: "The road is likely to be closed for some time and drivers are advised to avoid the Thamesdown Drive area if possible to avoid delays.

"Witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage of the incident should contact us on 101 quoting log 0230 of today (29/10/2020)."