Motorbike crashes in central Bendigo

Update 2.50pm: The rider of a motorcycle involved in a collision in central Bendigo has been taken to Bendigo hospital in a stable condition.

Senior Constable Anthony Johnson said the man was riding in a group of three motorcycles through the intersection of Queen and Mitchell streets when he collided with a car.

Both vehicles will be towed from the scene.

An off-duty nurse was the first on the scene and provided First Aid to the motorcyclist until an ambulance arrived.

Senior Constable Johnson said police were still investigating the incident and they encouraged witnesses to get in touch on 5448 1300.

“Thank you to everyone who responded to the incident and helped out,” he said.

Traffic remains restricted through the area until the scene can be cleared.

Earlier: Emergency services are on the scene of a crash at the intersection of Mitchell and Queen streets in central Bendigo.

Paramedics are treating the rider of a motorbike.

Highway Patrol members have closed off one lane of Mitchell Street, and traffic is heavily restricted through the area.

More to come.