Motorcyclist seriously injured after crash involving a van

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was involved in a crash with a van in Twycross. The rider, a man in his twenties, was involved in the crash yesterday afternoon (Friday, September 9) on Ashby Road.

Police officers and East Midlands Ambulance Service were called to the scene at around 5.21pm to a report of a crash between a white van and a grey Kawasaki motorcycle. The bike's rider was taken to hospital where he remains.

No other injuries were reported. However, Leicestershire Police has launched an investigation into the collision to "establish the full circumstances of the incident. Offers are appealing to anyone with information to come forward.

Detective Constable Hal Kinsey, from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “A man remains in hospital with serious injuries and we are carrying out full enquiries to establish what has happened. If you have any information regarding the incident, please make contact with us.

“Did you witness the collision? Or did you see either of the vehicles travelling beforehand? Do you have any dashcam footage from the area which could help our enquiries?

“If you have any information, please report online to us at[2] or call 101 quoting incident 588 of 8 September.”


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