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Motorbike rider injured in collision on A5

Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision on the A5 in Shrewsbury.

The collision happened around 3.40pm on Saturday (24 August) on the A5 between Emstry island and Preston Island.

For reasons yet to be established a motorbike rider, a man in his 60s, travelling towards Preston Island came off his bike and collided with a barrier on the road.

He was taken to hospital in a serious condition.

Officers are carrying out enquiries and appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 474s 240819.


ISSUED: 1.30pm 280819 EH

Published 28/08/19