Paisley man in hospital after motorbike crash

A motorbike rider from Paisley was rushed to hospital yesterday after he was injured in a smash in Paisley’s West End.

The 25-year-old accident victim was launched from his bike when he collided with a saloon car at around 7:45am.

It is understood that the biker was taken to the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley where he is being treated for hip and wrist injuries.

The rider is believed to have been travelling towards Linwood when the accident happened.

One motorist described driving past the accident scene: “Traffic was at a standstill on one side of the road because there was an ambulance parked there while the crew helped the biker.

“There were also a few police cars at the scene.

“I was worried for the biker, because it looked like a bad accident.”

A spokesperson for the police confirmed that the rider was not seriously injured last night.

“Shortly after an accident took place near to Fulbar Road at 7.47am, a 25-year-old man was taken by ambulance to the RAH, where it was found that his injuries were not life-threatening,” he said.

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