A man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving following a crash in Nuneaton.

The incident, which happened just before midnight (Tuesday), took place on the Roanne Ringway.

A 29-year-old man was arrested and taken into custody.

“When ambulance staff arrived they found a motorcyclist on the floor,” said a West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman.

“Upon assessment the motorcyclist, a man believed to be in his 20s, was in a critical condition and had sustained significant injuries to his leg which required immediate advanced trauma care.

“The team of ambulance staff and medics worked quickly to help administer vital care to the man at the scene before he was taken by land ambulance on blue lights to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

“Medics in A&E were pre-alerted to the arrival of the man who was said to be in a critical condition,” she added.

And a spokesperson for Warwickshire police added: “At approximately 11:50pm of 26 June Warwickshire Police received a report of a collision on Roanne Ringway, Nuneaton.

“The collision was between a Yamaha motorcycle and a Mitsubishi. Police attended with ambulance and a man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

“Warwickshire Police closed the road between Queens Road and Coton Road whilst the collision was managed.

“A 29-year-old man from Nuneaton was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.

“He remains in police custody at this time.”

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