Woman in critical condition after accident

A PEDESTRIAN remains in a critical condition in hospital following a collision with a motorcycle in Royston yesterday. The 26-year woman old suffered severe head injuries in the incident, which took place in York Way close to the junction with Old North

A PEDESTRIAN remains in a critical condition in hospital following a collision with a motorcycle in Royston yesterday.

The 26-year woman old suffered severe head injuries in the incident, which took place in York Way close to the junction with Old North Road.

Police were called to the scene at about 5.10pm. It is believed that the motorcycle, being ridden by a 19-year old man, was travelling along York Way past a row of parked cars. The collision is thought to have occurred as the woman stepped off the curb.

The rider and the pedestrian were both taken to Lister Hospital in Stevenage. The rider stayed in hospital overnight, but was released earlier today after suffering back injuries.


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York Way remained closed for about four hours last night while officers investigated the incident.

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information should contact PC Knapper on 0845 33 00 222, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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