Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was found by a member of the public lying unconscious on a Moray road.
Emergency services were called at 12.20am and police and ambulance headed to the scene on the B9103 Sheriffston to Lossiemouth road.
The injured man was taken by ambulance to Dr Gray’s Hospital in Elgin before being transferred to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. Medical staff have described his condition as critical, police said.
Constable Barry Corbett, A Division Road Policing Unit, Elgin, said: “From our inquiries 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 12:00am and 12:20am to contact police.
“Please contact the Road Policing unit at Elgin via 101 quoting reference number 0107 of Sunday, 20 October, 2019.”