Motorcyclist suffers head injuries in Burnley car crash

The junction of Colne Road and Bright Street where the crash took place. Picture from Google maps
The junction of Colne Road and Bright Street where the crash took place. Picture from Google maps
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A 29-year-old motorcyclist was injured in a crash with a Peugeot 308 car in Burnley last night.

Police were called at 9.10pm to Colne Road near the junction of Bright Street, where the two vehicles had collided.

The male motorcyclist, from Burnley, suffered head and abdominal injuries and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital where his condition is described as stable.

No one has been arrested.

Police are now appealing for any witnesses to the crash to come forward.

Sgt Adam Dawson said: “We are aware of a number of CCTV videos that have been uploaded by members of the public that cover the collision on social media. I would ask those people not to share these as they could influence the investigation at a later date and instead to come to us with the footage.

“Similarly, if there is anyone that was in the area at the time of the collision or was travelling through the area and has any dash cam footage or information that could assist, please contact the enquiry team on 101 quoting log number 1560 of January 10.”