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Witness appeal after Guild Way crash leaves bikers injured

Posted on - 25th November, 2016 - 11:02pm | Author - | Posted in - News, Preston City Centre, Roads, Transport
The Guild Way is closed heading into Preston Pic: LancsRoadPolice

Police closed the Guild Way during Tuesday lunchtime to deal with the crash Pic: LancsRoadPolice

Two bikers suffered injuries when a motorbike crashed on a major Preston road during Tuesday morning.

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Police are appealing for witnesses following the incident in Guild Way, the A59.

Around 11.25am on Tuesday (22 November) a Kawasaki motorbike was heading towards Preston city centre.

The rider lost control on a slight left hand bend and collided with the kerb, throwing the rider and his pillion passenger from the bike.

His passenger, a 22-year-old woman, suffered pelvic injuries and multiple fractures and the rider, a 23-year-old man, suffered soft tissue injuries to his leg.

Police closed the road for two and a half hours while an investigation took place.

Sergeant Andy Walton of the Road Policing Unit said: “This incident has left the pillion passenger with a serious leg injury and we would urge any witnesses who were in the vicinity at the time of the accident to contact us.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log 424 of 22nd November.

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