Motorcyclist hospitalised after crash on A1(M)

A MOTORCYCLIST has been hospitalised following a crash on the A1(M) this morning (Tuesday) which caused a lane to be temporarily closed.

A man from Stotfold was taken to Lister Hospital with minor injuries after his black Yamaha collided with a gold Citroen Saxo at around 7.30am on the southbound carriageway near Junction 7 for Stevenage.

Emergency services were called and one southbound lane of the A1(M) was closed while the fire service cleared a fuel spillage caused by the incident.

The lane was reopened at 8.50am.

Ambulance service spokesman Gary Sanderson said: “On arrival, paramedics found the man lying in the central reservation after he was in collision with a car.

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“The man, who we believe to be 21-years-old, received a minor injury to his knee.”

The driver of the car, a man, was uninjured.

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