Motorcyclist breaks both his legs after collision with car in Newbury Park this morning

A man is seriously hurt after breaking both his legs in a collision with a car this morning close to Newbury Park Tube station.

The 25-year-old motorcyclist has also suffered chest injuries after the accident at 9.05pm on the A12 Eastern Avenue.

Police says he is in a serious condition but his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

The driver of a blue Ford Focus which came in to collision with the motorbike was not seriously hurt and did not need hospital treatment.

No arrests have been made.


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The accident closed a stretch of the Eastern Avenue, restricting access to the Tube station and sparking log delays back to the Gants Hill roundabout.

The road reopened at just before 12.30pm.

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In January 2011 a father of two was killed and three people seriously injured in a multi-car accident on the same stretch of road outside Newbury Park station.

A further four accidents seriously injuring four people have been recorded there between September 2007 and August 2010.

• Did you see what happened today in Eastern Avenue? Email newsdesk@ilfordrecorder.co.uk.

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