Motorcyclist injured after colliding with car in Portsmouth

A MOTORCYCLIST has been hospitalised after a collision in Portsmouth earlier this morning.

Tuesday, 17th April 2018, 1:03 pm
Updated Tuesday, 17th April 2018, 2:46 pm
The collision took place by the junction of Havant Road and Carmarthen Avenue. Picture: Google Maps

A crash between a motorbike and a car took place between Havant Road and Carmarthen Avenue in Drayton shortly before 11am.

Emergency services are currently on the scene.

A spokeswoman for Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘We were called at 10.52am to Carmarthen Avenue and Havant Road to a collision involving a motorbike and a Vauxhall.

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‘The motorcyclist is conscious and breathing, being treated by paramedics. Recovery is being arranged.’

A spokesman for South Central Ambulance Service said: ‘We received a number of calls from members of the public around 10.50 this morning regarding a collision between a car and a motorbike on Tregaron Avenue.

‘The rider was a male in his mid-30s who had sustained an arm injury and after initial assessment and treatment at the scene he was then taken to the Queen Alexandra Hospital.

‘We sent a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance to the incident.’