Biker badly injured in Birmingham crash with van

A motorbike rider has been seriously injured after a crash with a van in Birmingham near tower blocks. The incident took place in Selcroft Avenue in Harborne on Thursday (June 6).

A biker crashed with a van shortly after 2pm, with two ambulances called to the scene. A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called to reports of a motorbike that had collided with a van on Selcroft Avenue at 2.05pm, two ambulances attended the scene.

“We treated one patient, a man, who was the motorcyclist. He was treated for potentially serious injuries before being taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.”

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West Midlands Police confirmed the biker had broken his arm in the crash. The force is asking anyone who witnessed the accident to come forward.

A spokesman for the force said: “We were called to a collision involving a motorcycle and van in Selcroft Avenue, Birmingham, just after 2pm today. The motorcyclist was taken to hospital with a suspected broken arm.

“If you witnessed the collision or can help with any information, you can contact us via Live Chat on our website, or by calling 101 quoting log 2542 of 6 June.”