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Pensioner critical’

PUBLISHED: 11:48 25 September 2008 | UPDATED: 10:22 12 August 2010

A PENSIONER is fighting for his life after being hit by a motorbike. The 74-year-old man from Mottingham was knocked down on

A PENSIONER is fighting for his life after being hit by a motorbike.

The 74-year-old man from Mottingham was knocked down on Belmont Parade at 3.50pm last Saturday and taken to Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup with head, neck and pelvic injuries.

Two motorcycles were involved in the incident. The first avoided the man but the second hit him and the rider was thrown from the bike and knocked unconscious.

The 26-year-old motorcyclist from Orpington was taken to Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup, with minor injuries where he was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.

He was bailed to return on November 11. Police are trying to trace the first motorcycle which stopped then left the scene. The road was reopened at 10.30pm.


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