Motorcyclist taken to hospital following crash on A1231 in Sunderland as investigation launched
A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after coming off his bike on the A1231 Wessington Way in Sunderland.
The motorcyclist was taken to hospital as a precaution and is not believed to be seriously injured.
Inquiries are now ongoing into the circumstances surrounding the collision after the motorcyclist is believed to have swerved to avoid a car.
At about 3.35pm on Wednesday, emergency services were called to reports a man had come off his motorcycle on the A1231 Wessington Way in Sunderland.
A spokesman for Northumbria Police said: “It is believed the motorcyclist had swerved to avoid a car travelling on the road and come off his motorcycle as a result.
“The driver of that vehicle was spoken to by police and enquiries into the circumstances around the collision are ongoing.
“One lane was closed in each direction as a result of the incident but they are expected to re-open shortly.”