Cyclist rushed to hospital in 'serious condition' after being 'hit by van' in Bamber Bridge

A key road was closed following a "serious accident" in Bamber Bridge this afternoon (February 11).

By Sean Gleaves
Thursday, 11th February 2021, 6:41 pm

Emergency services rushed to the scene in Station Road, near Morrisons and Bamber Bridge railway station, at around 1pm.

North West Ambulance Service has now confirmed the crash involved a van and a cyclist.

A man in his 20s has been taken to hospital by ambulance in a "serious condition".

Station Road has been closed while emergency services deal with the incident.

"Two ambulances, an air ambulance, and a rapid response vehicle all attended the scene," a spokesman said.

The road has been closed in both directions and a cordon is in place, with multiple police vehicles in attendance.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "We remain at the scene and enquiries are ongoing.

"We will release more information when we can."

Traffic has been building in the area. (Credit: AA)

Lancashire Police has been approached for an update about the incident and the investigation.

More to follow...

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