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Two motorcyclists seriously injured during police pursuit in Nottingham

Two men were seriously injured after a crash involving an off-road bike and a motorbike in Nottingham.

Officers had been involved in a pursuit of the off-road bike, which police say was was being ridden dangerously, after initially spotting it in Carlton Hill, Nottingham, at 3.53pm on Monday (6 May 2024).

It was later spotted in the Church Street area of Basford and was last seen in Bracknell Crescent, Whitemoor.

After officers had lost sight of the bike, a short time later, in Broxtowe Lane, Broxtowe, it was reported the orange KTM off-road bike had been involved in a collision with a blue Yamaha motorbike.

The 24-year-old off-road biker and 67-year-old motorcyclist were both taken to hospital with serious injuries.

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In line with standard procedure, Nottinghamshire Police has referred itself to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).

The IOPC is investigating the circumstances of the pursuit. The crash is being investigated by Nottinghamshire Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit.

Anyone who witnessed or has dashcam footage of the collision, or either of the bikes being ridden prior to the collision, is asked to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 505 of 6 May 2024, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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