Motorcyclist in hospital after crash

A MOTORCYCLIST remains in critical condition following an accident at Monsal Head.

Police and ambulance services rushed to the B6465 between Monsal Head and Wardlow at about 3.05pm on Saturday when the green Triumph Speed Triple motorcycle collided with a blue Mini Cooper.

The 35-year-old motorcyclist was unconscious when emergency services arrived and suffered a cardiac arrest.

He was flown by air ambulance to University Hospital of North Staffordshire.

The road was closed at the junction with the A623 and a female in the Mini was treated for an arm injury.