A PASSENGER left fighting for her life following a fatal motorcycle crash last week has been described as in a 'critical but stable' condition — one week on.

A 62-year-old motorcyclist has died after a serious collision near Whitwell last Wednesday night. He has not been named.

The passenger, a 58-year-old woman, was taken to Southampton General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Isle of Wight Police said this week she was critical but stable.

The accident happened at the junction of Southford Lane and Newport Road.

The pair were on a green Kawasaki motorcycle when it was in collision with a yellow Volkswagen Transporter.

Witnesses and anyone with information are being sought by police.

If you can help, call phone 101 and quote the reference 44200241182.