Emergency services heading to Curdievale after motorbike accident

UPDATE, noon:  A PILLION passenger injured after falling from a quad bike on a Nirranda East farm is being flown to The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne.

Port Campbell police Senior Constable Greg Skinner said the man was unconscious for about 10 minutes after striking his head in the fall.

He said the man has sustained non life-threatening injuries and is in a stable condition, but has been placed in an induced coma before flying.

The accident happened on a farm just before 8.30am and the man in his 40s was not wearing a helmet.

WorkSafe has been notified and will investigate the accident.

Earlier, 9.40am: Ambulance Victoria has confirmed a man in his 40s has suffered head injuries after falling from a motorbike in the Nirranda district.

"We got a call at 8.20am after the man came off a motorbike at Nirranda East,” a spokesman said.

“He is being treated and is in a stable condition. The man is aged in his 40s.

“A helicopter is on the way and it’s likely he will be flown to either The Alfred Hospital or the Royal Melbourne Hospital depending on weather conditions and other factors,” he said. 

Earlier: EMERGENCY services are heading to Curdievale after a man came off a motorbike and suffered a blow to the back of his head.

Ambulance and police officers are on their way. 

The man is reported to be unconscious and bleeding from the back of the head.

More to come.