Leyland crash shuts Tank Roundabout between Penwortham Way and Flensburg Way
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Police closed part of Flensburg Way in Farington Moss after a motorcyclist crashed into a lamp post near the tank roundabout shortly after 8am.
North West Ambulance Service said the man, aged in his 20s, suffered serious leg and head injuries and was taken to hospital.
The road was closed from the tank roundabout to the iron horse roundabout at Longmeanygate in Earnshaw Bridge while emergency services worked at the scene.
The road has since reopened.
A police spokesperson said: “We were called at 8.06am today to a report of a road traffic collision on Flensburg Way, near to the tank roundabout.
“Officers attended and found that a motorbike had been in collision with a lamp post.
"The male motorbike rider suffered serious leg injuries and has been taken to hospital. The road is currently closed.”