A motorcycle rider is this evening recovering in hospital following a two vehicle collision on St Johns Road Swalecliffe in Kent.
Emergency services were called to the scene onthe outskirts of Whitstable just after 8.30pm on Tuesday evening (July 17th).
A section of road outside The Plough Inn was closed between St John Road and Plough Lane whilst Paramedics from South East Caast Ambulance serivce treated the rider after he was thrown from his machince. Officers from Kent Police carried out collision scene invesigation work.
The driver of the blue Ford focus drove is understood to have ploughed into the rider near to the entrance of The Plough Inn. Both vehicles have needed to be recovered by Police contractors as a result of the collision. That is not thought to be serious.
Kent Police said : A 54-year-old motorcyclist has suffered serious injuries after a crash.
Police and paramedics were called out to St Johns Road in Swalecliffe, near Whitstable, just before 8.30pm last night after the crash between a car and a motorcycle.
South East Coast Ambulance Service treated the motorcyclist at the scene before taking him to a local hospital.
His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.
We closed the road while both vehicles were recovered and it later reopened at 11.53pm