Appeal for dashcam footage and witnesses following incident in Birstall
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Officers from the force’s Tactical Roads Policing Team are appealing for anyone who witnessed an incident in Birstall to come forward.
It happened in Loughborough Road at around 5.45pm yesterday (Sunday 15 November).
Police were called following a report that a motorcyclist – a 19-year-old man – had fallen from a black Yamaha MT-03. Officers attended and he was taken to hospital to be treated for potentially life-changing injuries.
PC Paul Baker, the investigating officer, said: “As part of our investigation, we are asking for anyone to come forward who saw the motorcyclist prior to him falling – or who saw what happened.
“We are trying to ascertain the circumstances that led to this incident occurring.
“Were you in Loughborough Road or the surrounding area yesterday? Did you see a black Yamaha motorcycle?
“I’m particularly keen to speak to anyone with a dashcam in their vehicle, as well as anyone who saw what happened. Any information you have could help us.”
You can report a road traffic incident online by visiting https://www.leics.police.uk/ro/report/rti/rti-b/report-a-road-traffic-incident/ and quoting incident 462 of 15 November.
Alternatively, call 101. Always call 999 in an emergency.