Biker, 18, recovering at home after crash in Canterbury city centre
Police closed Lower
Bridge Street, Canterbury, in both directions after a
A teenager knocked off his motorbike in Canterbury city
centre is recovering at home today.
The 18-year-old biker was said to have suffered "life-changing"
injuries when he was involved in a collision with a car at
about 3.45pm yesterday.
The crash in Lower Bridge Street, near Canterbury
Magistrates' Court. brought major routes through the city to a
standstill during rush-hour.
Fearing the cyclist might die, Kent Police closed both
carriageways to carry out an accident investigation.
But having been taken to the William Harvey Hospital, in
Ashford, the teenager was released at 9.30pm and allowed home to
Emergency crews at
the scene of a bike crash in Lower Bridge Street,
Police reopened the road at 6.40pm.
An air ambulance had landed in St Augustine's Abbey, but the man
was taken by land ambulance to hospital with injuries
described as serious.
Witnesses are urged to phone Kent Police on 101, quoting
- Click here for more Canterbury news...
- Click here for more news from across the county...