Biker injured in St Albans crash

PUBLISHED: 11:50 05 July 2012 | UPDATED: 15:15 05 July 2012

The scene of the accident

The scene of the accident

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A MAN was seriously injured when his motorbike crashed with a BMW in St Albans.

The rider, in his 30s, was knocked off his red Triumph Spirit on Lattimore Road at around 10.30am this morning (Thursday).

The air ambulance was called to the scene, landing in the grounds of Loreto College, but the man was taken to Watford General Hospital by land ambulance.

Although his injuries are said to be serious, he was conscious as he was taken away from the scene.

Ambulance service spokesman Gary Sanderson, who attended the scene said: “A man who we believe to be in his 30s sustained serious injuries and following treatment and stabilisation by land and air ambulance crews, he was taken to by land to Watford General Hospital for further care.”

The man driving the black BMW involved did not require hospital treatment.

A parked blue Audi was also damaged in the collision.

Lattimore Road was closed for a few hours while the police waited for the damaged cars to be removed.

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