Two people taken to hospital after motorbike crashes into pedestrians in Seacroft

Two people were taken to hospital after being hit by a motorbike while walking in Seacroft, Leeds.

Tuesday, 7th September 2021, 1:31 pm
Updated Tuesday, 7th September 2021, 3:08 pm

It happened at about 6.55pm in South Parkway on Monday, September 6.

A 59-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman were walking along the road when they were hit by a motorbike.

Two men who had been on the motorbike then fled from the scene.

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Two people were taken to hospital after being hit by a motorbike in South Parkway, Seacroft. Photo: Google.

One man drove off on the bike.

The other man, a 26-year-old, was detained by a member of the public nearby.

He was arrested in connection with the incident.

The injured male pedestrian was taken to hospital by ambulance with serious injuries.

His injuries are not considered life threatening.

The female pedestrian was also taken to hospital for treatment to cuts and bruises.

A cordon and road closure was put in place.

It was lifted at about 9pm.

The arrested man has been released on police bail.

Equiries are ongoing into the incident.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact officers via 101 quoting reference 13120452605 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat