Accident involving 41-year-old Durham biker happened in Tow Law

The air ambulance at the scene of the accident

The air ambulance at the scene of the accident

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A 41-YEAR-OLD man is in hospital with serious chest and pelvic injuries after the motorbike he was riding collided with a car.

The victim, whose condition on arrival at the RVI in Newcastle was described as stable, was injured in a road accident in Tow Law, near Consett, County Durham, at about 11.30am on Sunday morning.

He was given strong painkilling drugs by a doctor at the scene and, after his condition was stablised, flown by the Great North Air Ambulance to hospital for further treatment.

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