Biker suffers life-threatening injuries in crash with pick-up truck and car
A motorcyclist was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a crash with a pick-up truck and a car in Stoke. Two air ambulances were scrambled to the crash, which happened on Hartshill Road, at 2.35pm on Monday, June 6. The motorcyclist, a man in his 20s, was taken to hospital with life-threatening chest injuries.
The drivers of the truck and the car were not hurt. The crash involved a green Kawaski motorbike, a white Fiat Fullback pick-up truck, and a black Vauxhall Astra, Staffordshire Police confirmed. The road was closed for about four hours while emergency services attended the scene, Stoke-on-Trent Live reports.
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“Upon arrival, a green Kawaski motorbike, a white Fiat Fullback pick-up truck and a black Vauxhall Astra were found involved in a collision. The motorcyclist, a man in his 20s, was taken to hospital by ambulance with life-threatening chest injuries. “The driver of the truck and the driver of the Astra were unhurt.
A cordon was in place on Hartshill Road, at the junction of Honeywall, Pump Street and Richmond Street, while emergency services attended the scene.
The road reopened at 6.30pm.”