Man seriously injured in Thorne collision

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A 20-year-old motorcyclist has sustained head and neck injuries in a road traffic collision in Thorne.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which took place at approximately 5.20pm yesterday evening when a Kymco motorbike and a Fiat Scundo collided on Ferry Road, Thorne.

The Fiat was reversing at slow speed when the collision occurred which resulted in the motorcyclist, a 20-year-old man, falling from the bike into a hedgerow.

He suffered head and neck injuries and was taken to Leeds General Infirmary by air ambulance for treatment.

Officers are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the collision or the events leading up to it.

Anyone with information is asked to call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 740 of 9/9/14.