Biker injured in on busy road

AN accident shut one of Calderdale’s busiest roads at rush-hour.

A Suzuki car and a Suzuki motorbike crashed on Wakefield Road in Copley at 3.10pm on Thursday.

The motorbike rider was taken to hospital with serious injuries. He was understood to still be in hospital yesterday.

Wakefield Road and Canal Street were shut both ways while the emergency services dealt with the accident. The roads were open again at 4.30pm.

Anyone who witnessed the crash should call the Western Area Roads Policing Team via 101.