A BOY has been taken to hospital following a car crash.

A boy riding a bike has been taken to hospital after colliding with a car in Farnworth.

The crash has left the main road blocked at the junction of Market Street, Bentley Street and Gladstone Road, with traffic backing up.

Police and ambulance were called to the scene at 4.55pm.

Greater Manchester Police and the North West Ambulance Service remain at the scene.