Biker suffers ‘life-threatening’ injuries in Stoke crash

A biker is being treated for ‘life-threatening’ injuries in hospital after a collision with a pick-up truck and a car. Two air ambulances were called to the scene on Hartshill Road, in Stoke – close to the junction with Honeywall – at 2.35pm yesterday. The road was closed for around four hours while emergency services attended the scene.

Staffordshire Police have confirmed that the crash involved a green Kawaski motorbike, a white Fiat Fullback pick-up truck, and a black Vauxhall Astra. The motorcyclist, a man in his 20s, was taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital with ‘life-threatening’ chest injuries. The drivers of the truck and the car were uninjured.

READ MORE: Air ambulances scrambled as biker suffers ‘serious injuries’ in Stoke crash A Staffordshire Police spokeswoman said: “Police were called at 2.33pm on Monday (6 June) to the A52 at Hartshill Bank, close to Honeywall, following reports of a three-vehicle collision. Officers attended along with paramedics.

“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.”

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