Motorcyclist in hospital after crash near museum

PUBLISHED: 12:00 28 August 2012

Crash scene

Crash scene

A MAN was taken to hospital with ‘potentially serious’ injuries after an accident near to Weston’s Helicopter Museum.

One car and a motorcyclist were involved in the incident, which happened in Locking Moor Road shortly after 1pm on Sunday.

Fire crews, paramedics and the police were all called to the incident, and the motorcyclist – a man in his 50s – suffered spinal, head and chest injuries.

After assessing the man, paramedics called for an air ambulance.

With the Great Western Air Ambulance dealing with another incident, the Wiltshire Air Ambulance was called and landed at the scene at about 1.50pm.

The man was loaded onto the helicopter and taken to Frenchay Hospital in Bristol for treatment.

A spokesman for the Great Western Ambulance Service said: “The indications are that his injuries were potentially serious but not believed to be life-threatening.”

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