Biker seriously injured in Parkgate crash

Biker seriously injured in Parkgate crash

By David Parker | 10/08/2020

Biker seriously injured in Parkgate crash

A BIKER suffered serious head and spinal injuries after crashing into a road sign in Parkgate on Sunday morning, police said.

A grey Yamaha motorbike was being ridden along Rotherham Road, away from Parkgate Retail Park, shortly after 1.45am, a police spokeswoman said.

The rider (40), who is not believed to have been wearing a helmet, lost control around 25 metres after passing under the railway bridge, left the road and collided head-on with a road sign, added the spokeswoman.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident, saw the bike prior to the crash, or from anyone with CCTV or dashcam footage that could help their enquiries.

Police would like to speak to a second motorcyclist, riding a Husqvarna bike, who they believe was in the area at the time of the collision.

Anyone with information should contact police via 10, quoting incident number 129 of August 9.

Any video footage can be sent to with the incident number in the subject line.

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