Motorcyclist taken to hospital with ‘head injury’ after rush hour crash on busy Preston road

A busy road was closed after a motorcyclist and a car collided in Preston.

By Sean Gleaves
Wednesday, 3rd August 2022, 7:09 pm
Updated Wednesday, 3rd August 2022, 7:09 pm

A motorcyclist was involved in a collision with a car in Ribbleton Avenue at around 4.30pm on Wednesday (August 3).

One side of the road was closed near the entrance to Preston Cemetery while emergency services attended the scene.

Police said the motorcyclist suffered a “minor head injury” and went to hospital without the need for an ambulance.

The collision occurred in Ribbleton Avenue, near the entrance to Preston Cemetery (Credit: Google)

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