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Biker in hospital after Penwortham crash

Posted on - 31st May, 2017 - 8:28pm | Author - | Posted in - News, Penwortham, Roads, Transport
Traffic was biked up near the Brown Hare roundabout following the crash Pic: Google
Traffic was backed up near the Brown Hare roundabout following the crash Pic: Google

A motorcyclist is being treated in hospital following a crash on a busy rush-hour route to the south of Preston.

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The crash, involving a car and a motorbike, took place on the A582 close to the Booths roundabout.

The incident took place around 5.30pm on Wednesday (31 May).

An adult male rider was taken to hospital with a broken leg and Preston Police closed the road heading out of the city centre in Penwortham for two and a half hours.

Police said the motorbiker’s injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

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