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Biker, 18, from Newquay suffers 'serious life-changing injury' in crash on A3059 near St Columb

By CG_Steve  |  Posted: December 06, 2013

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Emergency services at the scene of a collision between a motorbike and car on the A3059 near St Columb

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A MOTORCYCLIST aged 18 suffered a “serious life-changing injury” in a collision with a car on the A3059 near St Columb yesterday.

The man, from Newquay, was airlifted to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro following the accident, which happened at around 3.45pm at the junction with Newquay Road.

A police spokeswoman confirmed today that the biker had sustained “multiple leg injuries” and a “severe knee injury”.

The road was closed for around two hours while emergency services managed the scene.

In a statement, police said: “A car was in collision with a motorcycle on the A3059 at the junction with Newquay Road in the St Columb area. The young male motorcyclist has sustained a serious life changing injury.”

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  • digger1957  |  December 06 2013, 11:10PM

    i am a biker of 30+ years i ride a honda cbr1100 blackbird we have to be very careful at all times but more this time of year it gets dark earlier the roads are wet and leafs are falling but car drivers have other things on there mind i.e christmas shopping so bikers put your lights all the time wear a Hi viz waistcoat drivers take a good look at junction before turning right or even left also on roundabouts finally my thoughts go out to his family and friends get well soon

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  • nickthompson  |  December 06 2013, 1:11PM

    Sorry I didn't see you mate, another right turning car driver not paying attention.

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