Motorcyclist rushed to hospital after crash near Northampton pub

The road was shut for more than one hour yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).
The road was shut for more than one hour yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after sustaining injuries in a collision with a car last night.

Kingsley Road was shut last night between Kingsthorpe Grove and the White Elephant pub from 3.45pm to 5pm after a motorcyclist was in collision with a car.

One man in his 50s was taken to hospital.

Northamptonshire Police said this morning (Thursday) that they don’t believe his injuries are life threatening.

It reportedly took East Midlands Ambulance Service one hour to attend the scene.

David Williams, Deputy Director of Operations at East Midlands Ambulance Service said:“Due to very high demand at the time of the call we were not able to get to this patient sooner and I apologise for the delay experienced.

“The patient was not reported to be suffering a life-threatening condition, however whilst continuing to respond to other people whose life was reported to be at immediate risk, we worked to get an ambulance to the scene as soon as possible.”