Serious collision leaves 18-year-old motorcyclist with critical injuries
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A serious collision between a car and a motorcycle in Hartshorne, near Swadlincote, has left the teenage rider with critical injuries.
The collision occurred at the junction of Woodville Road and Tower Road just before 9.20pm yesterday (Saturday 17 June) and involved a white Ford Fiesta and a green Benelli 125cc motorcycle.
The rider, an 18-year-old from Swadlincote, was taken to hospital with serious injuries and remains in hospital in a critical condition. His family are aware and are being supported by specialist officers.
We are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident – in particular any drivers with dashcam footage that may be able to assist in our investigation.
Anyone with information or footage is asked to contact the force using any of the below methods, including reference 23*372094: