Moped rider suffers serious injuries in collision on busy junction in Northampton

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A moped rider suffered serious injuries in a collision in Northampton this morning (Friday).

The collision happened at about 7.30am at the junction with St James Mill Road, when a white Vauxhall Vivaro van, driven by a 28-year-old man, was in collision with a black Aprilla moped.

The moped rider, a 28-year-old man from Northampton, was taken to Northampton General Hospital and later transferred to University Hospital Coventry with serious injuries.

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to call the Northamptonshire Police Drivewatch hotline on 0800 174615.