UPDATE: Man suffers serious head injury as motorcycle and scooter collide in Poverest Road, Orpington

The scene in Poverest Road this morning. Photo: ‏Kieran Colfer

The scene in Poverest Road this morning. Photo: ‏Kieran Colfer

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A crash involving a motorcycle and scooter closed Poverest Road in Orpington this morning.

The incident happened just before 8am at the junction with Marion Crescent.

A man in his 20s was airlifted to hospital with a serious head injury.

Police closed Poverest Road from Marion Crescent to Cray Avenue, but it has since re-opened.

A London Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We were called at around 7.55am this morning to reports of a road traffic collision involving a motorbike.

"We sent a single responder by car, an ambulance crew and London's air ambulance to the scene.

"We treated a man, reported to be in his 20s for a head injury.

"He was taken as a priority to the Royal London Hospital."



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