Man arrested after motorcyclist hurt in hit-and-run in Lechlade, Gloucestershire

Gerald Stockwell Image copyright PA
Image caption Mr Stockwell was taken to Bristol Royal Infirmary where he is described as being in a stable condition

A man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run collision in which a motorcyclist was seriously injured.

Gerald Stockwell suffered a collapsed lung and fractures in the collision in Lechlade, Gloucestershire on 19 June.

The 66-year-old, from Swindon, was riding his Triumph Bonneville on the A361 when he was injured.

Police said a 31-year-old man, from Lechlade, had been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and failing to stop/report an accident.

He has been bailed until August while police carry out further inquiries.

A photo of Mr Stockwell in his hospital bed was released by Gloucestershire Constabulary on Tuesday in an attempt to prompt witnesses and the driver responsible to come forward.

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