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Motorcyclist, 18, in ‘critical condition’ after crash in Ashford

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Original article from Kent Live

An 18-year-old motorcyclist is in a ‘critical’ condition after colliding with a car in Ashford yesterday (April 12).

The incident took place on the A292 Hythe Road at the junction with Hunter Road shortly before 10pm on Monday.

The motorcyclist was involved in a crash with a Honda Civic and was taken to a London hospital.

Kent Police is now urging any motorists who may have been in the area to review their dashcam footage.

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Witnesses to the crash are also being told to come forward to help the investigation.

A full statement from Kent Police said: “Officers are appealing for information and asking anyone who may have dashcam footage to come forward following a serious road traffic collision in Ashford.

“The incident happened at 9.58pm on Monday, April 12 on the A292 Hythe Road at the junction with Hunter Road, Ashford.

Police are appealing for people to review dashcam footage

“A Honda Civic was in collision with a motorcycle being ridden by an 18-year-old man.

"The motorcyclist has been taken to a London hospital and his condition is described as being critical.

“Officers from Kent Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit are asking motorists who may have been in the area at the time of the incident to review their dashcam footage. Witnesses are also being urged to come forward.

“If anyone can help police please call 01622 798538 or email sciu.td@kent.pnn.police.uk quoting reference DB/SW/033/21.”

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