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Biker left fighting for life after collision in Normandy Drive, Christchurch




A MOTORCYCLIST was left fighting for his life following a road accident in Christchurch early yesterday (Thursday) morning.

Paramedics and police rushed to the scene of the incident involving a Lexmoto FMR 125 bike, which took place shortly before 7.30am in Normandy Drive.

Its rider, a local man in his 20s, was taken by ambulance to Southampton General Hospital for treatment. His condition was described by Dorset Police as life-threatening.

A road closure was put in place to allow emergency crews to deal with the incident and for collision investigators to examine the scene.

Officers are now urging people to come forward if they saw what happened or have captured dashcam footage that could help with enquiries.

Traffic unit Sgt Rhys Griffiths said: “We are carrying out enquiries to establish the full circumstances of this collision and I am appealing for any witnesses to please come forward.

“I would urge any motorists who were travelling in the area and have dashcam fitted to their vehicle to please view it for any relevant footage that may assist my investigation.

“Finally, I would like to thank motorists for their patience during the road closure, which was absolutely necessary to enable emergency services to attend the scene in a safe manner and provide medical treatment.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting incident reference number 27:62, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.



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