A man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries following a motorcycle crash near Ascot Racecourse. 

The man, in his twenties, was taken for treatment after a black Yamaha scooter collided with a parked white van near to the famous site's entrance. 

He remains in a critical condition. 

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Police are now appealing for witnesses who may have seen the incident, which occurred at 5.55pm on Sunday, September 5 on Ascot High Street. 

Investigating officer, PC Marcus Audoin, of the Joint Operations Roads Policing Unit, said: “I am appealing to anyone who may have witnesses this incident to please come forward.

“I’d also ask any motorists who were in the vicinity around the time that this happened to please check any dash-cam footage in case it may have captured something that could assist the investigation.

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“Anyone with information can contact police by calling 101 or making a report online, quoting reference 43210399187.”