Rider suffers minor injuries after moped crash

The scene of the crash on Westway

The scene of the crash on Westway

First published in News Gazette: Photograph of the Author by , Senior reporter

A MOPED rider suffered cuts and bruises and a possible leg injury after a crash this morning.

The accident happened on southbound Westway at 8.32am after the moped collided with a red Volkswagen Polo.

One lane was closed by police while paramedics treated the rider.

PC Tim Coe from Essex Police's Stanway Road Traffic Unit said: "The rider is conscious and breathing and although the extent of his injuries is still being confirmed it is hoped they are slight and only a minor leg injury."

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