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Motorbike passenger suffers head injuries in crash as driver flees the scene

 He was treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to hospital. 

A motorbike passenger has been left with head injuries after a crash where the biker fled the scene.

Police are investigating after the man was flung from the pillion following a crash at the junction of Brewsters Road and Ransom Road in St Ann’s at 3:25pm on Saturday 4 September 2021.

At this time no other vehicles are believed to have been involved.

It is believed the passenger, a 39-year-old man, was not wearing a helmet securely and hit his head on the floor after coming off the bike when the rider lost control, causing it to crash.

He was treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to hospital.

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Sergeant Jamie Bower, from Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Our investigation is ongoing into this crash which left the passenger with head injuries.

“It is currently believed he was wearing an unsecured helmet which offered him no protection after he hit his head on the kerb.

“To assist us with our enquiries we would like to hear from anyone who may have recorded CCTV, dash-cam or mobile footage of this incident to help us get a clearer picture of what happened and to help us locate the rider.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 501 of 4 September 2021, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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