Crashed biker left in ditch after police county border confusion
By Sally Chidzoy and David Keller
23 September 2015
From the section Cambridgeshire
The crash happened on the B645 outside Tilbrook
Three police forces have apologised to a crash victim left in a ditch due to confusion as to which force should attend the call.
The biker crashed near Tilbrook, Cambridgeshire, which borders Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire, on Sunday.
Despite a 999 call going in shortly after 16:00 BST, emergency services did not arrive until 18:40.
The forces told the BBC they were investigating what went wrong.
The motorcyclist, who has not been named, crashed on the B645 close to the border of the three counties.
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