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Appeal after teenager seriously injured in A38 motorcycle collision

Police are appealing for drivers to come forward after a collision saw a motorcyclist suffer serious injuries.

The collision happened on the A38 on the southbound carriageway at the slip road with the A516 at around 3.45pm on Saturday 13 January.

The incident saw a white Ford Transit and a red Aprilia SX 125cc collide – leaving the rider of the motorcycle, an 18-year-old man, with serious injuries that required him to be treated at hospital.

The driver of the van, a man in his 30s, was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and has been released on police bail while enquiries continue.

Officers are asking for drivers with dashcam of the incident, or the moments leading up to it, to get in touch.

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Anyone with any information is asked to contact Derbyshire Police on 101 including reference 24*026173.

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