Road closed after motorcyclist airlifted to hospital near Preston

A motorcyclist has been injured after a crash near Preston.

Saturday, 19th August 2017, 3:42 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:47 pm

Lancashire Road Police said the crash happened on Rosemary Lane, Bartle, at around 12.30pm today (August 19).

It is believed the rider collided with a tree and the NW Air Ambulance was sent to the scene.

The man suffered serious leg injuries but was conscious and breathing when emergency services arrived, police said.

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His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Officers have closed off the road between Blackleach Lane and Crown Lane and diversions are in place.