Motorcyclist rushed to hospital after crash with car in Bideford

Police cordon off Old Bideford Bridge after a crash
Police cordon off Old Bideford Bridge after a crash -Credit:Graham Hobbs

A motorcyclist has been rushed to hospital after a crash with a car in Bideford this afternoon (Friday, May 10). Emergency services were called to Bridge Street at around 12.10pm.

Police and paramedics rushed to the scene and the male motorcyclist was taken to hospital. Bridge Street remains closed and motorists have been urged to find alternative routes.

Devon and Cornwall Police said: "We were called with reports of a collision between a car and a motorcycle in Bridge Street, Bideford, at around 12.10pm.

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"Paramedics were also called to the scene. The male motorcycle rider was taken to hospital by ambulance. The extent of any injuries is yet to be confirmed.

"The bridge is currently closed and motorists are advised to avoid the area."

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