MOTORBIKE ACCIDENT LATEST: Police motorcyclist injured in collision

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A WARWICKSHIRE Police motorcyclist suffered serious injuries when his vehicle was involved in a collision with a car on Evesham Road, Luddington, near Stratford-upon-Avon on Wednesday afternoon 2nd November.

The collision occurred at about 3.15pm and involved a  Kawasaki ZG 1400 motorbike and a blue Citroen C2.

The officer, who is based in the Operational Policing Unit at Rugby, was taking part in an advanced motorcycle training course at the time of the collision.

He was airlifted to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire with multiple fractures to his legs and pelvis. His condition is said to be stable and is due to undergo surgeryon Thursday.

The driver of the Citroen, a woman in her forties, was not physically injured but suffered shock.

Evesham Road was closed for several hours following the collision and diversions were in place. As a result roads in and around Stratford were severely congested.

The incident has been referred to the Professional Standards Department of Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police.

Warwickshire Police is appealing for witnesses to the incident and would like to hear from anyone who witnessed it or either of the vehicles, and the manner in which they were being driven, before the collision occurred.

Anyone with information is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting incident 278 of 2 November.