A motorcyclist was injured and transported to a local hospital after a collision with a SUV this morning on Old Georgetown Road.

The collision occurred around 8:15 a.m. at the intersection of Old Georgetown Road and Cordell Avenue.

Medical personnel were attending to the motorcyclist, who was strapped to a gurney and lifted into a waiting ambulance.

The motorcycle appeared to sustain minor damage. The driver of the SUV involved in the collision remained on the scene. The SUV had a sizeable dent on its right side and its right-side airbag was deployed.

Police shut down northbound Old Georgetown Road and diverted traffic toward St. Elmo Avenue. The accident caused a brief back-up on southbound Old Georgetown Road.