POLICE have reopened a road after a motorcyclist fell from his bike in Coulby Newham.

Emergency services were at the scene of an incident near Tesco earlier today, which police said had involved a motorcycle.

A man was taken to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough after reportedly becoming unwell and falling from his bike.

Police have confirmed the road is now reopen.

A North East Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 10.11am this morning to reports of a motorcyclist who was unwell having fallen from his bike.

"A number of off duty clinicians were at the scene to support the patient whilst the ambulance was travelling.

"We dispatched two double crewed ambulance teams and requested support from GNAAS.

"We transported the patient to James Cook Hospital by road.”

A police spokesperson said: "All the roads closed earlier while emergency services were dealing with a traffic incident in Coulby Newham have now re-opened.

"We'd like to thank local residents and businesses, and motorists for their patience and co-operation."

A number of police vehicles were at Stainton Way roundabout at the junction with Newham Way and Lingfield Way, while Stainton Way and a section of Newham Way were closed to traffic.

The air ambulance was reportedly in attendance. 

An earlier statement said said: "Emergency services are dealing with an incident involving a motorcycle near Tesco at Coulby.

"Several nearby roads and roundabouts have been temporarily closed.

"Please avoid the area - we appreciate your understanding and co-operation."