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Motorcyclist taken to hospital with broken leg
A MAN was taken to hospital with a broken leg after a serious crash in Southend.
The accident happened in Baxter Avenue just after 4pm on Friday.
The motorcyclist was riding a 1100 Yamaha Virago and he was in collision head on with a Ford Mondeo.
The man, who was believed to be in his forties, was thrown over the top of the car and landed in the road.
Two fire crews from Southend attended to make sure the scene was safe and removed the car battery in case of a fire.
Station officer Steve Parker said the injured man was very brave despite his serious injury and was taken to Southend Hospital.