A MOTORCYCLIST is being treated for leg injuries after being involved in a crash in Reading.

The rider was rushed to Royal Berkshire Hospital yesterday evening (January 10) after the incident in Oxford Road. 

Police closed the road while emergency services were on the scene treating the rider.

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A South Central Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We received a 999 call at 15:56 with the caller reporting a collision between a car and a motorcycle on Oxford Road, Reading.

"We sent an ambulance crew to the scene who reported that the rider had sustained a leg injury and following initial treatment was then taken to the Royal Berkshire Hospital."

Reading Buses services into Reading Town Centre were delayed because of the incident.

The firm tweeted about the road closure and said it was affecting services into Reading town centre.