Isle of Wight Police are appealing for information after a 12-year-old boy received serious injuries in a road traffic incident near Blackwater.
Officers were informed the boy had fallen off a bicycle as he was passed by two motorcyclists travelling in the opposite direction along Sandy Lane. There was no contact between the cyclist and the motorcycle riders.
The boy from Newport, received serious facial injuries, which were not life threatening. He was taken to hospital for treatment after the incident, which happened at approximately 11.30am on Saturday, May 22, 2010.
Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the road traffic incident. No detailed descriptions of the bikes and riders were given at the scene, but officers remain keen to trace the motorcyclists so more details about what happened can be established.
The riders and anyone with information are asked to contact Newport Police Station by phoning 101. Mini-Com users can call the police on 01962 875000. Information can be given anonymously by calling the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111. From outside Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, call the police on 0845 045 45 45.
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