Motorcyclist seriously injured after crash with car near Rugby

The motorcyclist was rushed to hospital
The motorcyclist was rushed to hospital

A motorcyclist has suffered multiple serious injuries after a crash with a car near Rugby this afternoon (Tuesday April 24).

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the scene in Willey shortly before 1.30pm.

A blue S-Type Jaguar and an Asprilia motorcycle had collided on the Fosse Way next to Coal Pit Lane outside The Barn pub.

An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Critical Care Car from the Air Ambulance Service with a medic on board attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: "The motorcyclist, a man in his 40s, had suffered multiple serious injuries in the collision.

"Ambulance staff worked as a team to help deliver advanced trauma care to help stabilise his injuries and condition before being taken by land ambulance on blue lights to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further emergency care.”

Warwickshire Police closed the road for a short time to allow emergency services to get to the scene.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to the crash.

Anyone with any information should call 101, quoting incident number 197 of Tuesday April 24.