Rider hurt in serious bike crash

A MOTORCYCLIST has received serious head injuries while riding with his wife. 

The Melbourne man, aged in his 60s, had been travelling on Lockharts Gap Road on Tuesday night.  

He skidded to avoid a car at Sandy Creek while heading to Mitta. 

He hit gravel, rolled, and damaged his helmet, causing head injuries about 6pm. 

His wife, who was a passenger, wasn't seriously injured. 

The man was airlifted to the Royal Melbourne Hospital in a serious condition.