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Police appeal for witnesses of a collision involving a Vespa


Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision which took place near Cirencester yesterday, Saturday.

Emergency services were called to the A419 Stroud Road near the Agricultural College at around 4.30pm.

The collision involved a Volkswagen Golf and a Piaggio Vespa motorcycle. 

The rider of the motorcycle, a man aged in his 50s, was taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol with serious injuries, where he is currently receiving treatment.

No one else was injured.

Investigating officers are asking anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information to make contact.

In particular, officers would like to speak to any road users that were travelling along the A419 in either direction and saw either vehicle and have dashcam footage.

Information can be submitted to police by completing the following online form and quoting incident 322 of 2 January:

Alternatively information can be provided by calling police on 101 and quoting the same incident number.

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