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Police appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist seriously injured, Nuneaton

Incident 207 of 26 June 2018

Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision reported to police at 13.34 hours on Tuesday 26 June 2018 on Weddington Lane, Nuneaton.

The collision involving a Yamaha MT motorcycle and a white Ford Transit panel van occurred near a new housing estate roundabout on the Weddington Lane.

The road was closed to allow emergency services including the air ambulance to attend the scene.

The rider of the motorcycle, a man in his 60's from Birmingham, suffered life changing, potentially life threatening injuries to his head and chest and was taken by ambulance accompanied by air ambulance paramedics to University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire for his injuries to be fully assessed. He is currently in a critical condition, in an induced coma in the intensive care unit at the hospital.

The road was reopened at 16.15 hours after the vehicles had been recovered.

Any witnesses are please asked to call PS 0888 Tim Ivers at Warwickshire Police on 101 ext 3794 quoting incident 207 of 26 June 2018.

Published 27/06/18