Crash Between Mercedes Van And Motorbike Leaves Rider In Royal Preston Hospital

A witness appeal has been launched following a crash between an off-road motorcycle and a large Mercedes van.

Attending the scene following reports of a collision, police confirmed that there had been an incident involving an off-road motorbike and a Mercedes Sprinter; which had left the motorcyclist injured.

The incident took place on Roebuck Street at the junction with Stocks Road.

Police have said, ‘It happened on Roebuck Street at the junction with Stocks Road.

‘The rider of the bike – a 32-year-old man from Preston – received head and abdominal injuries.

‘He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital where he remains in a serious condition.’

Sergeant Steve Hardman of Lancashire’s Road Policing Unit added, ‘We’re working to establish the circumstances surrounding the collision and ask that anyone with information, CCTV or dash cam footage gets in touch.’

Anyone with information should email or call 101 quoting log number 1367 of 10th February.

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