Motorcyclist tests positive for cannabis after injuring himself and his passenger in Derbyshire crash

A Derbyshire motorcyclist crashed and caused injuries to himself and his passenger – and was then found with cannabis in his system.

Tuesday, 7th June 2022, 2:47 pm

Earlier this morning, the Derbyshire Dales Response Unit were called to reports of a motorcycle crash at Rowsley.

The motorcyclist, who had a passenger on the back of the bike, had lost control, sending both of them flying across the road.

Both the driver and passenger sustained injuries, and the driver also tested positive for cannabis.

The biker was arrested after being found by officers.

The driver was subsequently arrested, and a blood sample was obtained for a toxicology report.