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Singer Almond critically injured
Soft Cell singer Marc Almond is critically ill in hospital after a motorcycle crash in central London. The singer was injured after he was pillion passenger on a bike that collided with a car near Cannon Street station on Sunday. Both he and the rider were taken to hospital, where Almond, 48, was put in intensive care.
Almond scored his biggest hit with his group Soft Cell when their song Tainted Love went to number one 1981.
A spokesman for City of London Police said: "We can confirm that at about 4pm on Sunday there was a serious collision between a car and a motorcycle at the junction of Cannon Street and New Change in the City of London.
"Both the motorcycle rider and the pillion passenger are in hospital. The rider has severe injuries and the pillion passenger is critical.
"City of London Police are investigating the collision. Marc Almond was the pillion passenger."
The vehicles involved were a Suzuki bike and a Vauxhall car, the spokesman added.
UPDATE: Soft Cell singer Marc Almond is in a "stable" condition in hospital after a motorcycle crash in central London.