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Biker injured in crash at Lincoln junction

A 39-year-old motorcyclist from Lincoln has sustained injuries in a crash with a van at a Lincoln junction.

The incident happened just after 4.45pm on Wednesday, June 11, at the junction of Tritton Road and Skellingthorpe Road.

The motorcyclist sustained a broken wrist and nose, chest injuries and cuts and bruises, and was taken by air ambulance to Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham.

His condition is not thought to be life-threatening. The biker’s family said he is recovering in hospital.

The man was riding a yellow BMW motorcycle which collided with an orange VW camper van.

The van was driven by a 32-year-old Lincoln woman.

Police said no one else was injured.

Initial reports indicated a Stagecoach-operated Dennis double decker bus was involved, but Lincolnshire Police later clarified this was not the case.

The bus was in the vicinity of the collision but was not collided with or damaged.

An orange van was also involved in the collision. Photo: Rex Helley
An orange van was also involved in the collision. Photo: Rex Helley
The ambucopter landed on the road to pick up the injured biker. Photo: Rex Helley
The ambucopter landed on the road to pick up the injured biker. Photo: Rex Helley

The junction remained closed while police conducted investigations. The road was fully reopened at around 8.50pm on June 11.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact Lincolnshire Police on the Collision Witness Hotline via 01522 558855 or the non-emergency 101 number quoting incident 307 of June 11.

The air ambulance awaiting the biker to be transported to hospital. Photo: Sian Wright
The air ambulance awaiting the biker to be transported to hospital. Photo: Sian Wright
The seriously injured biker was airlifted to hospital in Nottingham for treatment. Photo: @Jamesh87uk
The seriously injured biker was airlifted to hospital in Nottingham for treatment. Photo: @Jamesh87uk