The Dire Straits frontman collides with a car in London...

DIRE STRAITS frontman MARK KNOPFLER has been hospitalised following a motorcycle crash.

Knopfler collided with a car in the London suburb of Belgravia yesterday morning (March 17). He suffered a broken collarbone and six broken ribs.

A spokesperson for Scotland Yard told the BBC: “Police were called by a member of the public at 10.49am yesterday to reports of a road traffic collision in Grosvenor Road, London, near the junction with Claverton Street. It is believed a red Fiat Punto motor car was in collision with a Honda motorcycle.”

The star has now been discharged from hospital, and is making his recovery.