A RECKLESS quad biker fled the scene after he injured his passenger in a crash at a roundabout. 

The rider initially stopped, said police, but he fled the scene leaving his companion with serious head injuries at Kenilworth Avenue, Wishaw yesterday at around 6.45am. 

Police are hunting the 36-year-old biker after his friend was taken to hospital for treatment.

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Sergeant Scott Sutherland, of the road policing unit, said: “We are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen the quad bike either before or after the incident.

“In particular, if you have dash-cam footage that may help with our investigation then please get in touch.

“If you can help please contact us on 101, quoting incident 0428 of Thursday, May 6, 2021.”