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Motorbike collides with woman crossing Seven Sisters Road

'I was at the door when I saw the crash and the motorbike went flying'

04 November, 2019 — By Calum Fraser

A WOMAN and a man were rushed to hospital after a motorbike collided with a pedestrian today.

A woman was crossing Seven Sisters Road by the junction Eburne Road when a motorcycle crashed into her sending the bike and the rider “flying” about 20 feet down the street, eyewitnesses told the Tribune.

Passers-by and shopkeepers rushed to help the woman and the motorcyclist as police were called at about 5pm to the incident and attended with paramedics.

Hamada Osman, who works in Iceland, said: “I was at the door when I saw the crash and the motorbike went flying. She was trying to cross the road. She was on the floor with lots of blood. A lot of people went out to help her and the man.”

Safi Sabaoon, who works in an electrical goods store on the road, added: “We heard the motorbike skidding along the street. then people came in asking for some towels for the woman’s head. They were trying to stop the bleeding. So we helped them get towels from next door.”

A police spokesman said: “A motorcyclist, thought to be a man aged in his 40s, is believed to have been in a collision with a female pedestrian.

“They have both be taken to hospital. We await further information regarding their conditions.”

The road has been cordoned off.

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