Lancaster motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after suffering 'life-threatening injuries' in Wennington collision

A man who was riding a motorbike suffered "serious" injuries after he collided with a car travelling in the opposite direction in Wennington.

Monday, 2nd March 2020, 3:01 pm
Updated Monday, 2nd March 2020, 3:03 pm

Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision involving a motorbike and car in Wennington.

Officers were called to reports of an accident on the B6480 at around 6.45am on Friday (February 28).

A man riding a Triumph motorbike had collided with a Peugeot Partner Tepee car travelling in the opposite direction.

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The man, 52, from Lancaster, suffered serious, life-threatening injuries.

He was taken by air ambulance to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

The driver of the Peugeot, a 77-year-old man from Bentham, was not injured.

The road was closed for four hours while accident investigators attended the scene.

A generic street view image of the B6480 in Wennington. (Credit: Google)

Sgt Helen Parkinson, of Lancashire Police, said: “We are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision in Wennington.

“We would urge anyone who witnessed the collision and has yet to speak to police to come forward immediately.”

Anyone with information can call 101 or email [email protected] quoting log 0168 of February 28.