A motorcyclist has been sent to hospital in serious condition after they collided into a gravel truck on Friday morning.

Before 7 a.m., police say a motorcycle rider was on eastbound Peigan Trail between Stoney Trail and 84 Street S.E. when he hit the truck.

He was taken to hospital in serious, but non-life-threatening condition.

Traffic had been diverted in the area, but it is now moving smoothly again