Motorcycle rider airlifted to hospital

16:10 03 August 2012

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Rider has ‘possible life-changing injuries’ after two vehicle collision near Combe Martin.

A MOTORCYCLE rider has been airlifted to Frenchay Hospital with possible life-changing injuries following a collision near Combe Martin this afternoon (Fri).

Three fire engines attended the scene where a collision had occurred between a black Harley Davidson XL and a black Mercedes C200.

The incident occurred around 12.50pm on the A399 and the police closed the road between Blackmoor Gate and Easter Close.

The male driver of the motorcycle is believed to have suffered serious injuries including fractured ribs.

The car contained four people who were not reported to be injured.

The road was reopened at 3.20pm.

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