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Motorcyclist suffers neck injuries in Bideford crash

By e_glanfield  |  Posted: December 10, 2012

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A man has been taken to hospital after coming off his motorbike in Bideford this afternoon.

The man, who is in his mid-seventies and local to Bideford, suffered neck injuries after coming off his green Triumph motorcycle in Gammaton Road.

Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to the scene of the crash at around 2.25pm.

The motorcyclist was placed on a spinal board and treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to North Devon District Hospital by ambulance.

One fire crew from Bideford attended to clear up a fuel spillage caused by the crash.

Police said no other vehicles were involved, although several motorists stopped at the scene to help.

The motorbike was removed from the road by 3.30pm and the road was completely clear of debris and fuel by 4.40pm.

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