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Slippery leaves causes motorcycle crash

Slippery leaves causes motorcycle crash

Sunday 30 October 2016

Slippery leaves causes motorcycle crash

Sunday 30 October 2016

At 17:21 yesterday two people became trapped under their motorcycle and side car, after it slipped on leaves in a country lane in Trinity.

An off duty paramedic was at the scene and called the emergency services.

The lane where the crash happened was very narrow and made access difficult, but firefighters used hydraulic cutting tools to separate the motorcycle from the side car and the casualties were freed. 

Both casualties were conscious but were in a lot of pain and two ambulances took them to hospital.

The seriousness of the injuries is not currently known but they are thought not to be life threatening.

The cause of the accident is currently under investigation by States Police.

Crew Commander Phil Falle said: “The road conditions certainly played a major part in the cause of this incident as there were a lot of wet leaves and rotten vegetation on the road. Road users need to take extra care at this time of year as conditions can be very slippery especially on quieter country lanes.“


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