Man Charged After Southampton Biker Crash

20 July 2018, 17:20

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A man's been charged after a crash between a motorbike and a car in Southampton.

A 19-year-old biker's in hospital with life-threatening injuries after a collision on Weston Lane early on Thursday morning (July 19).

Police were called at 3.49am to a report of a crash between a car and a motorbike on Weston Lane, Southampton.

The rider of the motorbike, a 19-year-old man from Southampton, was taken to hospital.

Steven Walden, 22, of Acacia Road, Southampton, has been charged with the following offences:

· causing grievous bodily harm

· dangerous driving

· perverting the course of justice

· possession of an offensive weapon

· driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence

· driving without insurance

He's due to appear at Southampton Magistrates Court tomorrow morning (21 July).