17-year-old boy taken to Tamworth hospital after crash on corner of Cole Road and Green Street, Tamworth

File photo.

File photo.

A 17-YEAR-OLD boy has been taken to hospital after the motorbike he was riding collided with a car.

Police said the teen was riding the bike when it struck a car at the intersection of Cole Road and Green Street in Coledale, shortly after 5.30pm.

The rider fell from the bike and suffered a suspected fractured leg.

He was taken by ambulance to Tamworth hospital, while the driver of the car was uninjured.

Police are investigating reports the rider failed to stop and give way.