Motorcyclist seriously injured in Shrewsbury crash
A motorcyclist was taken to hospital after being seriously injured in a crash in Shrewsbury.
The crash happened between a car and the motorbike at about 4.50pm yesterday in Harlescott Lane, near the lights by Lidl.
The motorcyclist, 50, from the Heath Farm area, was given trauma care before being taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital where he was receiving surgery for a badly broken leg today.
Claire Brown, of West Midlands Ambulance Service, said: "We were called at 4.52pm to reports of an RTC involving a motorcyclist and a car on Harlecott Lane, Shrewsbury.
"One ambulance, a paramedic officer and a critical car attended. We treated one patient, the motorcyclist, who had suffered serious injuries in the collision.
"He was given trauma care on scene before being taken on blue lights to Royal Stoke University Hospital."
Traffic came to a standstill following the crash. Officers closed the road and said it was shut for some time.
Traffic was backed up along the A5112, and there were also issues on the A49 and the A5124.
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