Biker hurt in crash

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A motorcyclist was hurt in a crash at a junction of a busy Burnley road.

The rider was thrown from his Yamaha in a collision with a car along Padiham Road on Tuesday.

The accident happened at the junction of Lakeland Way and forced the closure of the road at 6pm.

The man was rushed to the Royal Blackburn Hospital in a neck brace before being taken to the Royal Preston Hospital.