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

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

Monday, 23rd July 2018, 6:11 pm
Updated Monday, 23rd July 2018, 6:17 pm
The scene of the crash. Photo: Tony Johnson

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 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.

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The scene of the crash. Photo: Tony Johnson

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

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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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