POLICE have revealed that a motorbike involved in a serious crash in Bradford is believed to have been stolen. 

Emergency services were called to the crash, on Thornton Road, just before 2.30pm yesterday (Wednesday, June 21).

It involved a car and a motorbike. 

The rider and passenger of the motorbike - both males - were rushed to hospital.

One was described by West Yorkshire Police as having "potentially life-threatening injuries" 

His injuries are now described as serious, but no longer life-threatening. 

A third person was taken to Bradford Royal Infirmary. 

A spokesperson for Yorkshire Ambulance Service said: "We received an emergency call at 2.29pm on Wednesday afternoon to report a collision on Thornton Road, Bradford between a car and motorbike (with two people on).  

"An air ambulance, three ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and the Hazardous Area Response Team were dispatched to the scene.  

"Two patients were conveyed by road to Leeds General Infirmary and one patient was conveyed by road to Bradford Royal Infirmary."

In a statement today, a West Yorkshire Police spokesperson told the Telegraph & Argus: "It’s believed the motorbike was stolen.

"The Roads Policing Unit is investigating the circumstances of the collision."

Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the crash, or the events leading up to it.

If you can help, you should contact the force on 101, or using the contact options on the West Yorkshire Police website.

You should quote log number: 1051 of 21/06.