APPEAL FOR WITNESSES FOLLOWING LIFE-THREATENING MOTORCYCLE CRASH IN WOOTTON

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision in Wootton this evening (Thursday).

As previously reported, emergency services were called to Firestone Copse Road in Wootton at 17:00 following a single-vehicle collision involving a motorbike.

The motorcyclist – a 43-year-old man – has suffered life-threatening injuries and is currently being treated at Southampton General Hospital.

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His next of kin have been informed.

A police spokesperson has said:

“Investigations into the exact circumstance of the incident are ongoing and officers are keen to speak to anyone who saw the blue motorbike travelling in the area earlier today or anyone who might have dash cam footage that could help.”

The road has since been reopened.

Anyone with information can Police us on 101, quoting 44200010768, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Alister Lee

Hope he pulls through ok ❤

David ford

I drove along this road yesterday lots of leaves on the road and patches of mud also so on two wheels you would need to take care and I’m not saying he was going fast it’s a horrible twisty road full stop Hope is soon on the mend

Az-zahra Aziz

My point Mr Ford. IW council ‘has’ to spend ring fenced money on ‘adult social care’ of which imo, much is wasted on mentally odd people being taken out, with costly care workers, who in all honesty would be equally as happy given a broom and sweeping up a few leaves all day. Also much is spent on young ne’re do well young troublesome petty criminals, who for whatever reason have gone off the rails and end up being kept in hostels all paid for by our council taxes or I.T,. Whereas the normal working people, ought to have a… Read more »

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