[06 FEB 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
By Van In City Smash
motorcyclist was badly injured and suffered broken bones after
being hit by a van in Coventry during yesterday evening’s rush
16-year-old suffered a broken kneecap and a broken thumb following
the incident just after 5pm in Allesley Old Road at its junction
with Duke Street in Chapelfields.
VW van pulled out of Duke Street to turn right onto the Allesley
Old Road and was in collision with a 50cc motorcycle travelling
along Allesley Old Road.
16-year-old motorcyclist, from Allesley, was detained overnight at
Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital for treatment.
31-year-old male van driver, who comes from Coundon, Coventry was
at the Traffic Unit in Coventry are appealing for witnesses.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact officers at
Little Park Street police station on 024 7653 9072.