Motorcyclist suffers broken legs in road accident

A motorcyclist was badly injured following a road accident this evening.

Wednesday, 31st May 2017, 7:48 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:49 pm
Golden Way, Penwortham

The adult male rider suffered broken legs in the incident on busy Golden Way, Penwortham.

The accident involving a Triumph Tiger motorcycle and a Dacia Sandero, on the southbound carriageway between Middlesforth and Booths roundabouts, happened at around 5.30pm.

Police closed the road and are still at the scene.

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The road is likely to be closed for about another hour, said police.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said; “There was a road traffic accident involving a car and a motorcyclist.

“The motorcyclist received significant injuries, broken legs, but they are not life threatening.”