Motorcyclist injured trying to avoid overtaking car

A motorcyclist was injured after he came off his bike while trying to avoid an overtaking car travelling in the opposite direction.

Wednesday, 25th January 2017, 12:13 pm
Updated Wednesday, 25th January 2017, 12:17 pm
Witnesses are wanted after a crash near Doncaster today

He was travelling along the A614 near Thorne in South Yorkshire when he had to brake to avoid an oncoming vehicle.

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The rider suffered an injured shoulder and tissue damage.

A Humberside Police spokesman said: "We are keen to speak to anyone that may have seen the incident, in particular the driver of the vehicle being overtaken at the time, which is thought to have been a van or possibly something towing a high sided trailer."

Anyone with information should call Humberside Police on 101.