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Appeal after motorcyclist seriously injured in A46 collision

Officers from the Roads Policing Unit (RPU) are appealing for witnesses – and anyone with dashcam footage – to come forward following a collision at the Hobby Horse island.

Shortly after 6.20pm on Sunday (3 July), a car collided with a motorcycle.

The motorcycle was intending to travel north on the A46 towards Newark upon exiting the roundabout.

The driver of the car – which is believed to have been a Jaguar or Mercedes – remained at the scene for a short time but left prior to police arriving.

The motorcycle rider – a man in his 30s – suffered a broken collarbone, broken ribs and a fracture to his neck.

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PC Anthony Brewin, the investigating officer, said:

“Our investigation into this incident is continuing and I am appealing for public help to identify the car so the driver involved can be spoken to.

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“Were you on or near the Hobby Horse island on Sunday evening? Did you witness the collision? I am particularly keen to speak to any motorists who were there and have a dashcam in their vehicle.

“Any information you have could help.”

You can pass on information by contacting Leicestershire Police on 101 and quoting reference 22*382452.

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