Moped rider airlifted to hospital with serious leg injuries after crash near Stevenage

PUBLISHED: 14:54 21 May 2018 | UPDATED: 17:28 21 May 2018

Emergency service resources including an air ambulance were despatched to Benington after the crash.

Emergency service resources including an air ambulance were despatched to Benington after the crash.


A moped rider was airlifted to hospital with serious leg injuries after a crash involving a car near Stevenage yesterday.

Emergency personnel including an air ambluance crew were sent to Benington, a village east of Stevenage, shortly before 4.30pm after reports of a collision between a moped and a car in Town Lane.

A police spokeswoman said the moped rider – who she described as a man in his 20s – was taken to hospital with what she called “serious leg injuries”.

Police said a Yamaha YN 100 and black Volkswagen Golf were recovered.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said: “We dispatched two ambulance crews, two rapid response vehicles, an ambulance officer and the Magpas Air Ambulance to the scene where they treated a man in his late teens.

“The man was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge for further care.”

Anyone who witnessed what happened and has not yet spoken with police should report online at, or call 101 quoting ISR 509 of May 20.


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