A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital with minor injuries after a road traffic collision involving a car in Bromley Cross.

Emergency services were called to reports of the collision between Bromley Cross Road and Chapeltown Road at around 1.30pm today.

Firefighters from Bolton North Fire Station, Greater Manchester Police and the North West Ambulance Service were all in attendance.

The roads were closed for around 45 minutes whilst crews moved the vehicles from in the road.

A man on a motorbike suffered injuries and has been taken to hospital.

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Crew manager, Peter Wilmot at Bolton North Fire Station said: “We attended an RTC at around 1.30pm this afternoon involving a car and a motorcyclist between Bromley Cross Road and Chapeltown Road, outside the Railway Pub.

“The motorcyclist suffered minor injuries and he was checked over by the North West Ambulance Service and taken to the hospital.

“Crews from Bolton North Fire Station attended, and we didn’t need to use any equipment, we just assisted getting the vehicles out of the road once the casualty had been taken to hospital.

“We were in attendance for around one hour and 30 minutes and the road has now re-opened, it was shut for around 45 minutes, and it was re-opened just before we left.”

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