Teen moped rider suffers serious head injury after Hitchin crash

PUBLISHED: 10:48 23 May 2017 | UPDATED: 10:48 23 May 2017

The Bearton Road accident

The Bearton Road accident

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A teen moped rider is in a serious condition in hospital after he was involved in a collision with a car in Hitchin.

The crash happened at around 5.30pm yesterday in Bearton Road between a Ford Fiesta and the moped.

The rider was taken to hospital with a serious head injury.

An eyewitness told the Comet: “The rider collided with the car – with the bike practically splitting in two.

“There was debris everywhere. I do hope he’s going to be OK.”

The road was re-opened at around 9.40pm.

An ambulance spokesman said: “We sent a rapid response vehicle and ambulance crew to assist.

“We treated a man believed to be in his late teens for a serious head injury and afterwards he was taken to the Lister Hospital in Stevenage for further care.”

If you have any information please call the police on 101.

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