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Man seriously injured after collision with motorbike in Derby

Posted on 1st December 2018

A 35-year-old man has been left with life threatening injuries after a collision with a motorbike in Mercian Way last night (Nov 30).

Officers were called at 4.40pm after reports that a pedestrian and a Aprilia RS4 125 had collided in Mercian Way - between the Burton Road roundabout and the junction with Abbey Street.

The 35-year-old pedestrian, who is from Derby, was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre with serious head injuries and he remains in a critical condition.


The rider of the motorcycle, a 26-year-old man from Derby, was taken to the Royal Derby Hospital with minor injuries.

Officers investigating the incident are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed the crash.

They are especially keen to speak to anyone who may have dashcam footage or CCTV that covers the area where the incident occurred.

Any footage that may be of use to officers should be downloaded onto another device and safely kept for officers to view.

If you have any information which may assist with our enquiries, please get in touch using one of the following non-emergency contact methods.

Please quote the reference number 18*580512 and the name of the officer in the case DS Riley, in any correspondence.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.    

Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.

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