Car collides with motorcyclist on Rodbourne Road this evening

A motorbike and a car have collided between Rodbourne Road and Percy Street this evening, leaving the motorcyclist injured on the pavement.

Emergency service staff treating the motorcyclist
Emergency service staff treating the motorcyclist

The collision happened at around 5.15pm, 2 December, opposite the Cooperative Food.

The car involved in the collision
The car involved in the collision

Bystanders said that the motorcyclist has been led on the ground, being treated by paramedics for around 15 minutes.

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Police, ambulance and fire were in attendance, blocking 150 yards of one lane. Though, officers are working hard to keep delays to a minimum.

Police officers are directing traffic around the scene
Police officers are directing traffic around the scene

Police on scene have said that the road should be open again by around 6.30pm.

We contacted Wiltshire Police and the South Western Ambulance Service, but no one was available for comment. Updates to follow.