A moped rider has been hospitalised with serious injuries following a crash in Hemel Hempstead.

At 10.45pm on Tuesday, December 5, police were called to an incident involving a white moped, which had collided with a central island on Leverstock Green Road, near to the junction with Vauxhall Road.

Officers and colleagues from the ambulance service attended and the rider, a man in his 20s, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to please email PC Howard on jake.howard@herts.police.uk.

You can report information online at herts.police.uk/report, via online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact, or by calling the non-emergency number 101, quoting ISR 847 of 5 December.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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"Our enquiries are continuing, and we are appealing for anyone with information to please get in touch," said PC Jake Howard, from the Road Policing Unit.

"If you were driving in the area at the time and have a dash cam fitted, please check it as you may have recorded some crucial footage which may help our investigation."