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Appeal after Horley collision
12:34pm Friday 1st February 2013 in Local News
Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision in Horley between a car and a motorbike, after which a motorcyclist left the scene.
Surrey Police said its officers later traced a man believed to have been involved in the collision on Wednesday night (January 30).
A police spokesman said the collision happened shortly after 9pm on the A23 Brighton Road, when a blue Yamaha motorcycle was in collision with a blue Volkswagen Golf.
The spokesman said: “Following the collision, the rider of the Yamaha moved his bike off the road and left on the back of a white motorcycle being ridden by another man leaving the area.”
Officers believed the rider had sustained head injuries in the collision and were keen to trace him to check on his condition.
The spokesman continued: “The man was taken to East Surrey Hospital by officers for treatment to what are believed to be minor head injuries, and will be questioned by officers in due course.”
The driver of the Volkswagen Golf was not injured.
Following the incident, police closed the A23 Brighton Road at the junction with Albert Road for several hours, while collision investigators examined the scene.
Anyone who witnessed the collision or the events leading up to it, and who has not yet spoken with officers, is urged to contact Surrey Police on 101, quoting reference P13030899,or call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.