A moped rider in Nottingham was left with serious injuries following a crash after failing to stop for police officers. The incident occurred on Saturday afternoon when the 31-year-old rider fell from his vehicle near the tram stop on David Lane in Basford.
Nottinghamshire Police had attempted to pull over the moped rider, but he failed to stop, leading to the pursuit. The exact circumstances surrounding the crash are yet to be determined, and the incident has been reported to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC).
The injured rider has been taken to the hospital to receive medical treatment for his serious injuries. Nottinghamshire Police have urged any witnesses or individuals with video footage of the incident to come forward and assist with their investigation.
This unfortunate incident highlights the dangers that can arise from failing to comply with police instructions during a pursuit. It is important for individuals to prioritize their safety and that of others on the road by promptly stopping when requested by law enforcement.
The Nottinghamshire Police and the IOPC are working together to establish the full details of the event. As the investigation progresses, it is hoped that a clearer understanding of the circumstances leading up to the crash will be achieved.
– Nottinghamshire Police