Crash biker fighting for his life in hospital

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a serious road accident which has left a motorcyclist fighting for his life in hospital.

The biker, reported to be in his 40s, crashed into a tree in Park Lane, between Cheddleton and Longsdon, at around 6.30pm on Monday.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said the man suffered multiple injuries and was taken to the Royal Stoke Hospital where he is in a critical condition.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 689 of May 7.