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Motorcyclist seriously injured after Lancashire crash

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A motorcyclist suffered a serious leg injury following a collision in Waterfoot today.

Police were called around 7.10am after reports of an accident in Bacup Road.

A Volkswagen Golf car had been involved in a collision with a Honda motorbike.

The motorcyclist, a 28-year-old man from Bacup, suffered a broken leg, as well as fractures to his hip, knee, shin and right hand. He was taken to hospital for treatment.

The driver of the Volkswagen, a 52-year-old man from Oswaldtwistle, was not injured.

Police are appealing for information following the collision.

Temp Sgt Lee Harris, of Lancashire Police, said:

We are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision in Bacup.

We would urge anyone who saw what happened to contact police.

A motorcyclist has been left with serious injuries and we want to establish what has happened.

– Sgt Lee Harris
  • Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 0201 of October 6.