Rider seriously injured in Shrewsbury A5 motorbike crash

By Lucy Todman | Shrewsbury | News | Published:

Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was seriously injured in an accident on the A5.

It happened around 3.40pm on Saturday, on the A5 between Emstrey Island and Preston Island near Shrewsbury.

For reasons yet to be established a motorbike rider, a man in his 60s, travelling towards Preston Island came off his bike and collided with a barrier on the road.

He was taken to hospital in a serious condition.

Officers are carrying out enquiries and appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 474s 240819.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at

Lucy Todman

By Lucy Todman

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star and Shrewsbury Chronicle based in Shrewsbury.

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