West Lothian crash leaves motorcyclist with serious injuries

A MOTORCYCLIST is in a serious condition in hospital after his bike hit a tree this afternoon.

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Emergency services were called to Harthill Road, Blackridge, at 2.30pm today.

Paramedics arrived on the scene first to find the biker with multiple injuries.

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Police arrived soon after and cordoned off the area while traffic cops investigate.

The injured man is believed to be aged 31, from Edinburgh, and is thought to have suffered a broken hip and arm among other injuries in the crash.

A police spokeswoman said: “We were called at 2.30pm to reports of a motorbike had collided with a tree.

“One male biker, aged in his 30s, has been taken to hospital.”

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