UPDATE: Motorbike rider seriously injured in crash on Sheffield estate

Have your say

A 27-year-old man has been seriously injured in a road traffic collision in Sheffield this afternoon.

The man, who was riding an orange/white KTM motorbike, was involved in a smash on Danewood Avenue, Manor, at about 2.20pm.The rider is the only person injured in the incident, and his condition is said to be ‘serious but stable’.

South Yorkshire Police tweeted: “On scene at serious injury RTC. #Danewood Ave #Sheffield. Orange motorcycle involved. Witness? Call 101 inc 550

“27yr old male. Single vehicle Orange/white KTM bike. Only rider hurt. Serious but stable. Updates to follow.”

Witnesses are asked to call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident 550 of April 19.

UPDATE: South Yorkshire Police have released a statement today:

“A 27-year-old man received serious injuries after the off-road motorcycle he was riding on flipped over a wall.

“He was travelling on a blue and orange KTM 250 motorcross bike along Danewood Avenue in the Manor area of Sheffield at around 2.20pm yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, 19 April).

“At the junction with Danewood Gardens, it’s believed he lost control of the bike, resulting in the bike flipping over a wall and trapping him between another wall.

“He was taken to hospital where his injuries have been described as serious.

“Did you witness the incident or the rider in the area prior to the collision? Please call police on 101 quoting incident number 550 of 19 April 2016.”