Motorcyclist critically injured after collision with white flatbed truck

motorcyclist critically injured after collision with white flatbed truck
© South Yorkshire Police South Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident

A motorcyclist has been left with life-threatening injuries after his Kawasaki ZX was involved in a collision with a white Ford Transit flatbed vehicle.

The accident happened on Saturday along Fenton Road in Rotherham, an mainly open road with speed limits varying from 30mph to 50mph. Roads Policing Officers from South Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses, dash cam footage and any information following the road traffic collision which resulted in the injuries sustained by the 50-year-old biker. The police did not give any details about the approximate time of the incident.

In a statement late yesterday (Saturday, May 20) police said that officers attended Fenton Road following a collision between a green Kawasaki ZX motorcycle and a white Ford Transit flatbed truck. “The rider of the motorcycle, a 50 year-old man, suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital, where he remains in a critical condition with life-threatening injuries,” they said.

Officers added that they were keen to hear from anyone who may have seen what happened, anyone who may have dash cam-footage of the vehicles or any information that could assist with police inquiries. They said: “If you can help please call 101 quoting incident number 208 of 20 May 2022. Dash-cam footage can be sent via email to enquiries@southyorks.pnn.police.uk with the incident number in the subject line.”

The police also posted the appeal on social media, tweeting: “South Yorkshire Police Operations are appealing for witness and dash cam footage following a road traffic collision yesterday (20 May) on Fenton Road in Rotherham, involving a green Kawasaki ZX Motorcycle and a white Ford Transit flatbed. Can you help?”

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