A man has been left fighting for his life after a motorbike crash.
Emergency services were called to the A525 Poolside is Madeley shortly after 1am this morning following reports of a collision.
It is believed only one vehicle was involved and the rider, a 21-year-old local man, has been taken to hospital in a critical condition.
Staffordshire Police’s collision investigation unit are dealing with the incident and anticipate the road will remain closed for several hours.
A police spokesman issued an appeal for witnesses to come forward and assist with the investigation into the circumstances of the crash.
He said: “We were called at 1.05am this morning after a 21-year-old male had come off his motorbike. No other vehicles are believed to be involved.
“The local man is currently critically ill in hospital. Our collision investigation unit is dealing with the incident and the road is expected to be closed for a couple of hours yet.
“At this time no witnesses we are aware of have come forward and we would like to appeal for anyone who may have seen the collision to get in touch quoting incident 24 of September 14.”
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