Motorcyclist suffering from internal injuries after collision

Posted on - 2nd June, 2017 - 11:31am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston Locations, Preston News
The incident happened near the junction between Blackpool Road and Preston Old Road

A busy road was closed for four hours after a collision involving a motorcyclist.


The motorcyclist was left with internal injuries following the incident in Clifton and police are appealing for information.

Police were called around 11pm last night (June 1) by the Ambulance Service after a 31-year-old man was found injured in Blackpool Road close to the junction with Preston Old Road.

Officers believe the man, from the Preston area, had been riding an Aprilia motorbike from Blackpool towards Preston when he fell from the vehicle and collided with fencing.

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The man suffered internal injuries and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

The road was closed for four hours while accident investigators attended the scene.

Sgt Adam Crossley, of Lancashire Police, said: “We are appealing for witnesses after a collision in Clifton.

“A motorcyclist has suffered internal injuries and we want to establish exactly what happened.

“If you can help with our enquiries please contact police.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 1733 of June 1.

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