Rochdale motorcyclist dies after collision

Date published: 03 October 2019

A motorcyclist from Rochdale who suffered serious injuries following a collision in Lancashire has sadly died.

Police were called around 3.20pm on 21 September to reports of an accident in Chaigley, near Clitheroe, between a Honda motorbike and a Land Rover.

The rider suffered serious injuries to his chest and upper body. He was taken by air ambulance to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment but sadly died on Saturday 28 September 28.

The driver of the Land Rover, a 73-year-old man, was not injured.

Sgt Oliver Jones, of Lancashire Police’s Tactical Operations, said: “These are tragic circumstances and my thoughts are very much with the rider and his family at this sad time.

“We are continuing to appeal for information and would encourage anyone who witnessed the collision to come forward.

“Anyone with information can call 101 or email quoting log 0878 of September 21.”

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