Two motorcyclists hospitalised in A1(M) and Stevenage crashes

Paramedics treating the man at the scene in London Road, Stevenage

Paramedics treating the man at the scene in London Road, Stevenage - Credit: Archant

TWO motorcyclists were taken to hospital after crashes at the weekend.

Emergency services were called to the northbound carriageway of the A1(M) at about 9.15pm last night (Sunday) after a collision involving a car and a motorbike just before junction 8 for Stevenage.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said the black Vauxhall Corsa rolled over twice in the collision before coming to a halt.

The female driver and a 20-year-old man, who was driving the green Kawasaki motorbike, were taken to Lister Hospital in Stevenage with back injuries.

A rolling road block was put in place cordoning off part of the motorway but it was fully reopened at about 10.30pm.


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On Saturday, police and ambulance crews were called to London Road in Stevenage at about 12.50pm after a crash involving a black Peugeot 308 and a silver Benelli Adiva scooter near DIY store B&Q.

The scooter rider, a man in his 50s, was taken to Lister Hospital with a hip injury.

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Ambulance spokesman Gary Sanderson, who was at the scene, said: “I wish to pass on our sincere thanks to the members of the public who stopped and helped the casualty before we arrived. Their help was very much appreciated.”

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