Young man flown to hospital with serious leg injuries after Southcourt motorbike crash

A man who lives on Eaton Road said he heard a 'loud bang'
A man who lives on Eaton Road said he heard a 'loud bang'

A young man has been flown to hospital with serious leg injuries after the motorbike he was riding on crashed with a car.

The man, believed to be in his 20s, was riding as a pillion passenger on the motorbike when it crashed with a green Ford Focus.

The crash happened on Eaton Road

The crash happened on Eaton Road

It happened shortly before 1pm today on the junction between Eaton Road and Prebendal Avenue in Southcourt, Aylesbury.

An air ambulance had to land on the grassy area next to the junction and the passenger was whisked to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.

The motorbike driver, also believed to be in his 20s, was taken by ambulance to Stoke Mandeville Hospital with minor injuries to his shoulder and the male driver of the Focus was uninjured.

The black Yamaha bike, which had L-plates on the back, was towed away but the driver of the Focus was able to drive his car away from the scene.

I heard a loud bang and then lots of screaming”

Hameed Mahammed

Tesco worker Hameed Mahammed, 22, heard the crash from his home in Eaton Road and fetched some water for the bikers.

He said: “I heard a loud bang and then lots of screaming.

“One of them had hurt his leg and the other was bleeding quite badly from the arm – that’s all I could see.

“There were three ambulances and four police cars. The helicopter took one of the guys away. They were both young, in their 20s.”

Police and paramedics were quickly on the scene

Police and paramedics were quickly on the scene

PC Chris Fallon said: “The driver of the motorbike was taken to Stoke Mandeville with minor injuries.

“The pillion passenger was flown by air ambulance to the John Racliffe with serious injuries to his hip and leg.

“You can see the oil marks on the road but we would like to work out the mechanics of the crash by speaking to witnesses.”

Witnesses are asked to call police on 101.