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Airlifted to hospital after traffic collision

L13-1420 Parkside Drive Houghton Regis hit and run incident. Road sign Rick Redman JR 49 3.12.13

L13-1420 Parkside Drive Houghton Regis hit and run incident. Road sign Rick Redman JR 49 3.12.13

A motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a collision in Houghton Regis on Wednesday afternoon (December 2).

The man, in his 20s, was riding in Parkside Drive at about 5.25pm when he collided with a Volkswagen Polo.

The East of England Ambulance Service d dispatched a an ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and a paramedic officer.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance helicopter arrived at the scene shortly after and airlifted the man to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

He suffered serious injuries to his pelvis and legs and is currently receiving treatment.

Both vehicles were recovered by police, with the Volkswagen recovered minutes away from the scene.

Parkside Drive was closed near Elm Park by police.

A collision investigation is underway and police are appealing for witnesses.

If you have information about the incident, call the non-emergency number 101.

> A five-year-old child was hospitalised following a collision with a car in Church Street on Saturday (November 30).

The young pedestrian was taken to hospital after the incident outside Priory Heights at about 11.50am.

> A man was taken to hospital after a collision outside the London Gliding Club in Dunstabel Downs on Sunday (December 1).

The incident, involving two cars, happened at about 1.10pm, on Tring Road.

> If you have informaton about any of theses incidents, call Beds Police on 101.

 

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