Police appeal after biker seriously injured

Date published: 11 August 2020

A man in his 30s has been seriously injured following a collision in Broadley, Whitworth on Saturday evening (7.40pm, 8 August).

The man was riding an off-road bike on Station Road but failed to negotiate a bend and collided with a fence before being thrown from the vehicle.

Despite wearing full protective clothing and a helmet, the man sustained some significant injuries, and was taken to the Royal Salford Hospital where he remains in a serious condition.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the incident to contact them.

Sgt Chris Evans, of Lancashire Constabulary’s Tac Ops, said: “This incident has left a man with some very serious injuries and I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision to come forward and contact the police.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log 1831 of 8 August.

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