A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries after a rush hour crash.

The biker remains in hospital following the collision which took place on Friday (January 5)  at 6pm on  the A58, Park Road, Westhoughton on the junction of Cricketers Way

The motorcyclist, a man in his 30’s suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital where he remains to receive treatment.

The driver of the vehicle, a man in his 70’s was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Police are appealing for  people who saw the collision to come forward as the investigation into the crash continues.


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A police spokesperson said: "No arrests have been made and enquiries are on-going into the circumstances of the collision and officers want to hear from any witnesses or residents nearby, who may have seen anything, or captured anything on CCTV or dash cam footage at the time.

"You can get in touch with police via LiveChat on our website at www.gmp.police.uk, or call 101, quoting log number 2682 05/01/2024.

"You can also pass information on to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."