A61 Harrogate Road has reopened after crash between lorry and motorbike

North Yorkshire Police Accident

Published by The Stray FM News Team at 10:27am 9th August 2018. (Updated at 4:48pm 9th August 2018)

The A61 Harrogate Road has reopened between Buttersyke Bar and Harewood after a crash involving a lorry and a motorbike.

The collision happened near Redhouse Farm this morning following reports of a lorry crash near Harewood Bridge.

The biker - believed to be a man in his late twenties - was taken by road ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary with serious head and chest injuries.

A spokesperson for Yorkshire Ambulance Service said:

"We were called at 10:12am this morning to reports of a crash involving a lorry and a bike.

"Three ambulances were sent to the scene along with the hazard area response vehicle, rapid response and air ambulance."

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