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Biker seriously injured after crash on A38

Biker seriously injured after crash on A38

Published by Emma Carton at 8:01am 21st July 2019.

A biker has suffered serious injuries after a crash on the A38, heading towards Cornwall.

His motorbike was the only vehicle involved at the junction for St Budeaux on Saturday night.

The local man in his 60s was rushed to Derriford, where his condition is described as stable.

The westbound carriageway, up to the Tamar Bridge, was closed for six hours.

Devon and Cornwall Police are urging anyone who saw something at around 10pm to come forward.

"At approximately 2200 hrs on Saturday 20th July 2019 a single vehicle collision occurred on the westbound carriageway of the A38, St Budeaux junction, Plymouth.

"The vehicle involved was a red and white Ducati motorcycle.

"The rider of the motorcycle, a 66-year-old local male, sustained serious injuries as a result of the collision and was conveyed to Derriford Hospital, where he remains in a serious but stable condition

"Local officers as well as officers from the Roads Policing Team, and Serious Collision Investigation Unit attended the scene.

"Once a proportionate investigation of the scene was completed the road was opened up as soon as possible.

"Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 101, quoting log number 994/20190720".

Devon and Cornwall Police

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