Motorcyclist sustains leg injury after road traffic collision
Emergency services including two air ambulances, paramedic crews and 5 Police cars, responded to calls that a young motorcyclist had been injured following a road collision with another vehicle.
The young motorcyclists, believed to be 19 years old, had to be airlifted to hospital with a serious leg injury after paramedics found him injured on the roadside at approximately 1.50pm. The road was closed for several hours by Police who were trying to establish how an off road motorcycle and a white Citroen car collided, when there was good visibility and low traffic levels.
An Ambulance Service spokesperson commented: “We were called at 1.43pm to reports of a collision between a motorcycle and a car.
“We treated a man who is believed to be in his late teens. He suffered a serious leg injury and was airlifted to … hospital for further treatment.
“A second patient was taken to …. Hospital for treatment, but the injuries are not believed to be serious.”
Police are calling for any witnesses to the events leading up to the accident or the accident itself to come forward with information to help establish the cause of the accident.
Motorcyclist very rarely come off better when they collide with a four wheeled vehicle in a road traffic collision. The law of physics always prevail and sadly the rider is often the casualty being airlifted to hospital whilst the driver suffers minor injuries. If you have been involved in a road traffic collision either as a motorcycle rider or passenger then you may be entitled to motorcycle accident compensation.
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