A man has been charged after a motorcyclist was hit by a van.

Frankie Coles, 24, of Potters Bar has been charged with dangerous driving and grievous bodily harm following a crash at Gateshead Road in Borehamwood just after 4.30pm on Tuesday (September 8).

Emergency services and an air ambulance attended the scene to the crash which involved a motorbike and a white Ford Transit van.

The biker was taken to hospital by ambulance and police say he as serious injuries, but his condition is not life-threatening.

Coles appeared at Hatfield Remand Court via video link on Thursday (September 10) and has been remanded in custody. He is scheduled to next appear at St Albans Crown Court on October 12.

Detectives are still appealing for witnesses to the crash.

Detective Inspector Michael Macbeth, of the Borehamwood Local Crime Unit, said: “We are continuing to make enquiries into the circumstances surrounding this collision and would be particularly keen to hear from anyone who saw either vehicle prior to the collision, especially if drivers have a dash cam fitted.

“If you can assist with our investigation please contact us.”

Visit herts.police.uk/report or call 101 quoting crime reference 41/72151/20, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800555111