Wrong-lane driver broke biker's back in high-speed crash A driver who veered into the wrong lane at 70mph before colliding head-on with a motorcyclist has been jailed for 16 months. The Subaru of Florian Pratt, 41, rounded a blind bend on Mortimer Road near Sheffield before colliding with the 35-year-old biker, throwing him high into the air. The motorcyclist, who suffered a broken back, wrist and sternum, was left with life-changing injuries but police say he was saved by the protective gear, including an air bag suit, he was wearing. Warning - the video in the story does show the crash. But as shown in the video the rider wanted the footage to be released.