Motorcyclist taken to hospital after injuring back in crash near Hitchin pub

The ambulance service and police were called to Bedford Road in Hitchin this morning after a motorcy

The ambulance service and police were called to Bedford Road in Hitchin this morning after a motorcyclist injured his back. - Credit: Archant

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital this morning after injuring his back in a crash near a Hitchin pub.

Police and the ambulance service were called just after 8.30am after reports of a collision near to The Angels pub in Bedford Road.

A motorcyclist – a man in his 20s – was treated at the scene by paramedics after injuring his back, and taken to Lister Hospital in Stevenage as a precaution.

He was conscious and breathing, with an ambulance spokesman confirming that his injuries were not life-threatening.

A police spokeswoman confirmed no other vehicle was involved.

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