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Police Motorcyclist Injured in Collision in York.

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2:32pm 5th December 2012

A police motorcyclist has been taken to hospital following a collision on Cemetery Road in York say North Yorkshire Police.


Officers say the motorcyclist was part of a convoy escorting Royal visitors to the city when the collision occurred at 12.15pm on Wednesday 5 December 2012.


The officer has been taken to York District Hospital with injuries including a suspected broken arm and broken leg, add North Yorkshire Police.


Officers say the initial circumstances appear that the officer hit a patch of ice and leaves on the road which led to him falling from his motorcycle, and add that no other vehicles were involved in the collision.


North Yorkshire Police say the injured officer is a very experienced and highly trained motorcyclist who has performed this role with North Yorkshire Police or more than five years.


York Safer Neighbourhood Commander, Superintendent Lisa Winward, said: “Our thoughts are with the officer, his family and colleagues at this time and I speak for the entire force in wishing him a speedy recovery from his injuries.”


North Yorkshire Police say an investigation will be carried out into the collision to establish the exact circumstances.

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