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Biker from Cornwall 'critical' after crash in Devon

Biker from Cornwall 'critical' after crash in Devon

Published by Emma Carton at 6:30am 18th September 2019. (Updated at 7:49am 18th September 2019)

A biker from north Cornwall is in a critical condition in hospital after a crash.

Police say the motorcyclist from the Launceston area lost control on a bend at Lee Moor.

The 49-year-old man was rushed to Derriford with serious injuries on Tuesday evening.

He was travelling towards Plympton and the collision closed a back road for six hours.

Anyone who saw something on the B3417 just after 7pm is being urged to come forward.

"At approximately 19:07hrs on Tuesday 17th September 2019, a single-vehicle road traffic collision occurred on the B3417 Lee Moor.  

"A motorcyclist, who is a 49-year-old male from the Launceston area, had been travelling in the Plympton direction and lost control on a right-hand bend. 

"The male rider sustained serious injuries and was taken to Derriford Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

"The road was closed for a total of six hours.

"Enquiries are on-going".

Devon and Cornwall Police

If anyone witnessed the collision please call 101 and quote log 803 17/09/19 or email 101@dc.police.uk

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