Hunt for motorcyclist after man is seriously injured in collision (From Bradford Telegraph and Argus)
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Hunt for motorcyclist after man is seriously injured in collision
12:39pm Saturday 28th September 2013 in News
Police have appealed for a hit and run motorcyclist to come forward after a 58-year-old Bradford man suffered “serious injuries” after being hit by a sports motorbike last night.
The bike collided with him at around 10.44pm on Leeds Road, when the man was crossing the Thornbury bound side of the carriageway close to the junction with Killinghall Road. The motorcyclist immediately rode off from the scene of the crash.
The man suffered two broken legs and was rushed to Leeds General Infirmary, where his condition remains serious.
Police have now asked for the rider to come forward before they are identified by a police investigation.
And they have also appealed for information from anyone who could identify the motorbike and its rider.
The motorcycle was black and was a sports-style bike, similar to a Suzuki Bandit. The rider was wearing black leathers and a black helmet.
A police spokesman said: “CCTV in the area is being examined by officers, who are also asking for any witnesses who may have seen the bike in the moments before the collision.
“Anyone with information is asked to contact PC 1581 Craig Ward at the Western Area Roads Policing Unit via 101 or by calling, Crimestoppers, anonymously and in confidence, on: 0800 555 111.”