Young rider loses control on Snake Pass

A young motorcyclist was hospitalised after breaking his back in a crash.

Monday, 16th September 2013, 11:54 am

At around 1.30pm on Saturday, a 20-year-old man lost control of his motorcycle on the notorious Snake Pass (A57) road, near Ladybower.

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The man broke bones in his back and legs and was taken to Northern general Hospital, Sheffield, for treatment. Despite his injuries, the young man is expected to make a full recovery.