Officers from Shanklin Roads Policing Unit are investigating a collision which happened on Ashey Road at the junction with Deacons Lane, Isle of Wight, yesterday. (Wednesday 18th)
The collision happened shortly after 6pm and involved a Honda CBF motorcycle and a Citroen Saxo.
The rider of the motorcycle , a 34-year-old Ryde man was taken to St Mary’s hospital by ambulance where his injuries were established to be life threatening. He underwent emergency surgery and his condition is now described as stable.
The 18-year-old Saxo driver was shaken but uninjured.
Anyone with information about the collision is asked to contact PC Martin Norman at Shanklin Roads Policing Unit on 101, quoting Operation Knowlton.
Alternatively call the charity Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously