UPDATE: Crash between two off-road bikes leaves riders seriously injured

TWO riders were seriously injured when their off-road motorbikes collided in Ely.

A 23-year-old riding a Honda bike was left with life-threatening injuries, whereas a 15-year-old had a broken thumb in three place and required surgery at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

The incident is believed to have happened when the two motorbikes were competing for a narrow entrance to the track at the Goose Fen Drove junction with Barway Road, Ely at 5.38pm yesterday (Sunday).

The family of the 15-year-old are awaiting further details about his injuries, while the 23-year-old is being treated in Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

Sergeant Chris Huggins, investigating, said: “I would appeal to anyone who saw the collision, or either vehicle prior to it, to call police.”


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Anyone with any information should call Sgt Huggins at the Roads Policing Unit on 101.

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