Biker found unconscious on road in critical condition
A MOTORBIKE rider found lying unconscious on the B9103 Sheriffston to Lossiemouth road is in a critical condition in hospital.
Members of the public came across the injured man in the early hours of Sunday morning.
He was found at around 12.20am beside an orange KTM scrambler motorcycle.
The emergency services were contacted and the injured man was taken by ambulance to Doctor Gray's in Elgin before being transferred to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. Medical staff there describe his condition as critical.
Police are appealing for witnesses.
Constable Barry Corbett from the road policing unit in Elgin said: "From our enquiries we believe the man had travelled from Elgin and was heading towards Lossiemouth when he came off his motorcycle.
"At this time we do not believe any other vehicle was involved, but are we appealing to anyone who may have seen such a motorcycle in the Elgin or Sheriffston areas between midnight and 12:20am to contact us."
Contact the road policing unit at Elgin via 101, quoting reference number 0107 of Sunday, October 20.