Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash

August 27 2020

A MOTORCYCLIST was seriously injured in a crash on the main road linking Downend and Fishponds.
Police say the 56-year-old man suffered "what are thought to be life-changing injuries" in the collision with a car at the junction of Downend Road and Stanbury Road on August 20.
The collision happened at around 6.20am and ambulance crews called firefighters and police for assistance.
The injured man was taken to hospital and Downend Road was closed between the Cross Hands junction and Overndale Road for seven hours, as police carried out an accident investigation and cleared the scene of the crash.
Buses on the 48 and Y2 routes service Downend were diverted via Staple Hill while the closure was in place.
An Avon and Somerset police spokesperson called on anyone with dashcam or CCTV footage they believe could be relevant to the investigation to call 101 and quote the incident reference number 5220 188 300.