Young biker in a critical condition in hospital

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A Sheffield motorcyclist aged 20 was fighting for life last night after being critically injured in a collision.

Police yesterday appealed for information about the crash at the junction of Mansfield Road and Sharrad Road, Intake.

The biker was riding a black and silver Honda in the direction of the city centre when he was in collision with a white Iveco van at about 7.20pm on Thursday.

He sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to the Northern General Hospital.

The 47-year-old van driver, from Sheffield, was not injured.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or may have seen either the motorbike or van prior to the incident, is asked to call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident 1,078 of September 5.