A 41-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a traffic collision at a North Staffordshire junction.
The crash – which involved a red Saab and a black Yamaha motorcycle – took place at the junction of Coalpit Hill and Coppice Road, Talke, at around 11pm yesterday evening.
A 27-year-old motorcyclist was taken to hospital with serious leg injuries, while the driver of the Saab is alleged to have driven off from the scene.
The 41-year-old man was arrested a short time later and remains in custody.
DC Diane Sproston, from Staffordshire Police’s CID North, said: “Anyone with any information or anyone with dashcam footage should message Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter quoting incident number 876 of 17 August, call 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”