A motorcyclists is in a critical condition after a crash involving a van. The rider was airlifted to hospital following the accident, in Beaumont Leys Lane, Beaumont Leys, Leicester on Saturday. Emergency service were called to the scene at 5.45pm. A police spokeswoman said: "The collision involved a van and a motorcycle. "The motorcyclist was transferred by air ambulance to Walsgrave Hospital in Coventry." She said the injured rider's condition was "critical". Beaumont Leys Lane was closed to traffic until the early hours of Sunday morning while crash investigators examined the scene.