Police issue update on quad biker airlifted to hospital after smash in Leeds

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Police have today issued an update on the quad biker who was airlifted to hospital after a crash in Leeds.

The driver of a quad bike that collided with a van in a Leeds suburb was air lifted to hospital with serious injuries.
The incident happened on Back Lane in Farsley at around 9.40pm on Friday, July 20.

The scene of the crash. Photo: Tony Johnson

The scene of the crash. Photo: Tony Johnson

The quad bike rider is a 28-year-old man from Pudsey and the van driver is a 33-year-old from Bramley, the police revealed today.

Today, West Yorkshire Police told the Yorkshire Evening Post that the rider's injuries are serious, but not thought to be life-threatening and he is in a stable condition in hospital.

The investigation into the crash is 'ongoing' and there have been no arrests.

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The crash - what happened at the time

The 28-year-old who was driving the quad bike was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after he became trapped under a white van following the collision.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: "A collision was reported on Back Lane near the Old Hall Hotel in Farley at 9.40pm on Friday.

"A quad bike collided with a white Transit van and the adult male driver of the quad bike became trapped under the van.

"He was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries."

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