Two Motorcyclists Seriously Injured
15 July 2013, 12:15 | Updated: 15 July 2013, 12:26
Two men on motorbikes have been seriously injured in separate incidents on the A5 in Northants.
The first serious road traffic incident took place on Sunday 14th July, at around 11.50am, on the A5 near Potterspury.
A black and maroon Triumph Thunderbird motorcycle was travelling south on the A5 when it was in collision with a blue Rover 400, also travelling south, which was turning right into the Hobby Fish tropical fish and water garden centre.
The rider of the motorcycle, a 50-year-old man, was thrown from his bike and sustained serious injuries. He was taken to by air ambulance to Walsgrave Hospital in Coventry.
There was a second crash at around 12.45pm, on the A5 at Paulerspury, at the entrance to the BP petrol station.
A blue Harley Davidson motorcycle was travelling south on the A5 when it was in collision with a silver Vauxhall Vectra, which was turning right into the petrol station.
The rider of the motorcycle, a 59-year-old man, sustained serious leg injuries and was also taken by air ambulance to Walsgrave hospital in Coventry.