Burnley man charged with dangerous driving after 13-year-old girl hit by motorbike

A man has been charged following a collision in Burnley that resulted in a young girl being rushed to hospital.
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Officers were called at 3-15pm on Thursday, March 21, after a 13-year-old girl was struck by a motorbike in Briercliffe Road. The girl suffered serious injuries, but is now recovering.

Arry Todd, 19, of Ribblesdale Street, Burnley, has been charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving, disqualified driving, failing to stop after an accident, failing to report an accident and driving without insurance. He appeared at magistrates’ court on March 23 and will next appear at Burnley Crown Court on April 22. The bike has not been recovered.

Anybody with information about the collision can contact 101 – log 0869 of 21st March 2024 – or email the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at [email protected]