Hale Common crash involved abandoned motorbike

By Matt White

Published on Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 13:04


UPDATED 13:04*

A CAR skidded on ice and collided with an abandoned motorbike on Hale Common this morning (Thursday).

A spokesperson for Isle of Wight police said a Honda motorbike, with no sign of rider, was lying in the road near the Fighting Cocks pub when a Toyota hit ice and skidded into it, shortly before 7am.

Police tracked down the motorcyclist who was not hurt but the motorcycle was badly damaged.

Another motorist suffered minor injuries.

An Audi was also involved in the incident but the spokesperson said no further details were available.

The vehicles were cleared by 9.20am *and the road was re-opened by around 1pm.

Reporter: mattw@iwcpmail.co.uk

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