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Witness appeal after motorcyclist fails to stop after collision in Southampton

Police are appealing for witnesses, or anyone who has any information, after a motorcyclist failed to stop after an accident in Southampton.

The incident occurred at between 11.50pm yesterday evening (18 September) and 00.10am this morning (19 Sept) on Peartree Avenue in Southampton.

A licensed taxi had been parked at the roadside collecting passengers, when a motorcycle collided with the taxi and a passenger as they were getting into the vehicle.

The motorcycle, which is described as being either silver or black, failed to stop at the scene.

A man in his 20s suffered minor injuries and was taken to Southampton General Hospital as a precaution.

Police have conducted a number of initial enquiries but are now asking the public for help.

Were you in the area at the time? Did you see what happened?

Perhaps you have CCTV or doorbell footage in the area?

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting reference number 44210376049.