A motorbike crash outside Co-op caused rush-hour traffic chaos on the A418 Oxford Road through Stone.
It happened round 8.45am today and caused congestion in both directions.
An ambulance was quickly on the scene as police directed the traffic past the motorbike, close to Stone Combined School.
A spokesman for Thames Valley Police, said: “We were called at 8.44am to Oxford Road A418 Stone report of a collision between a car and a motorcycle.
“A male motorcyclist was taken to hospital and the road was cleared at 9.38am.”
The motorcyclist was treated in hospital but has since returned home safe and sound.