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Motorcyclist taken to William Harvey Hospital in Ashford after crash with taxi in Folkestone

10 January 2014
by Matt Leclere

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after a crash with a taxi in Folkestone this morning.

Paramedics were called following the collision on the junction with Sandgate Road and Earl's Avenue at 7.30am.

South East Coast Ambulance Service confirmed paramedics treated a man in his 40s at the scene for potential leg, pelvis and chest injuries.

Scene of the crash in Sandgate Road. Picture Gary Browne

Scene of the crash in Sandgate Road. Picture: Gary Browne

A spokesman said he was taken to William Harvey Hospital, in Ashford, shortly after as a priority.

He added one ambulance and one response car were sent to the scene.

Kent Police officers were also called to the crash and closed part of the road while clearing debris.

The road reopened later in the morning.

The smash happened on busy Sandgate Road during rush-hour. Picture Gary Browne

The smash happened on busy Sandgate Road during rush-hour. Picture: Gary Browne

Crash investigators at the scene in Folkestone. Picture Gary Browne

Crash investigators at the scene in Folkestone. Picture: Gary Browne

 

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