Moped rider taken to hospital after York ring road crash

The roundabout where the A1237 meets the A59 in York. Photograph © Google Street View
19 Oct 2017 @ 1.16 pm
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A moped rider has been taken to hospital after a crash on the York outer ring road.

It happened at 8.06am today (Thursday, October 19) near the roundabout which joins the A1237 with the A59 at Upper Poppleton.

It is believed the black Honda moped was overtaking a line of stationary traffic when the collision occurred with a white and blue Scania HGV.

The rider, a 19-year-old man from York, was taken by ambulance to York Hospital with leg injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

The scene was clear by 9.30am.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision and are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

If you can help, please call North Yorkshire Police.

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Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Dean Turner
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Quote reference number 12170187490