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Police appeal after Mountain Road crash

Biker in serious condition, driver arrested

Police are appealing for witnesses after a crash on the Mountain Road left a biker with serious injuries yesterday.

The incident happened at 4.35pm near the Mountain box, and involved a blue BMW car heading towards Ramsey and a blue Honda VFR motorbike travelling the other way.

The rider, a 58 year old visitor, has been transferred to the UK for treatment where he remains in a serious condition.

The 18 year old BMW driver has been arrested and bailed while police investigate.

Inspector Andy Kneen is thanking passers-by who stopped to help, and says he’s now keen to hear from anyone who saw either vehicle.

You can contact police on 631212.

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