Biker suffers ‘serious injuries’ following Stoke-on-Trent crash


A biker had to be rushed to hospital with ‘serious injuries’ following a crash in Stoke-on-Trent.

Police and paramedics rushed to the junction of Queens Park Avenue and Trentham Road in Dresden following a crash shortly after 11.30am on Saturday (February 27).

The road was closed for around two hours while the emergency services dealt with the scene of the accident.

Paramedics have now revealed a biker was taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called to reports of a collision between a car and a motorbike on Trentham Road at 11.34am on Saturday.

“One ambulance and a paramedic officer attended the scene. On arrival we discovered one patient, a man, who was the motorcyclist.

“He was treated for serious injuries, not believed to be life-threatening, before being taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital for further treatment. The car driver did not wish to be assessed.”

Police officers have now confirmed the biker was arrested

A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “We were called to reports of a collision between a motorbike and a 4×4 vehicle on Queens Park Avenue in Dresden at 11.30am on Saturday, February 27.

“Paramedics also attended the scene and the male motorcyclist was taken to hospital after sustaining a leg injury.

“He was later arrested on suspicion of being unfit to drive through drink or drugs and will be reported for refusal to provide a specimen.”



Matt is a Senior Live Reporter for StokeonTrentLive

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