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Biker hit M6 central reservation before falling from bike into live lanes

Posted on - 2nd June, 2024 - 9:19am | Author - | Posted in - Lancashire Police, Preston News, Roads, Transport
The empty motorway at the Forton Services section of the M6 Pic: Highways England
The empty motorway at the Forton Services section of the M6 Pic: Highways England

A man suffered serious injuries after colliding with the central reservation of the M6 and falling into the live lanes.

The collision happened at just after 6.30pm yesterday (1 June) when a Triumph Tiger 1050 motorcycle travelling north left the carriageway and collided with the central reservation before re-entering the live lanes.

The motorbike rider, a man in his 50s, fell from the bike and suffered serious injuries. He was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

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The incident happened near J32. Police are now appealing for information to help them confirm what happened.

Sgt Paul McCurrie, of the Road Policing Unit, said: “This collision has left a man with some serious injuries, and I would appeal to anyone who saw the incident itself or who has any dashcam footage to contact us.”

You can call the police with information on 101 quoting log 1308 of June 1 or you can email the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at SCIU@lancashire.police.uk

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