Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Motorcyclist, 53, hurt in Lancaster collision

 A 53-year-old man has suffered a serious foot injury following a collision in Lancaster.

Police were called by the Ambulance Service around 5.30pm yesterday (24th October) following reports of an accident on Little Fell Lane.

A Volkswagen Polo travelling towards Lancaster was involved in a collision with a Honda motorbike.

The motorcyclist, a 53-year-old man from Lancaster, suffered significant injuries to his right foot and was taken by paramedics to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

The driver of the Volkswagen, a 55-year-old woman, also from Lancaster, was uninjured. The road was closed for three hours while accident investigators attended the scene.

Police are appealing for information following the incident.

Sgt Tracey Ward, of Lancashire Roads Policing Unit, said: “We are continuing to investigate the circumstances around a road traffic collision in Lancaster.
“If you saw either the Volkswagen or Honda before the collision, or witnessed the incident, please contact us.”

• Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting log reference 1014 of 24th October 2016

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