Failing to stop accused must appear in court

Police tape
Police tape

A Cliviger man must appear in court after being charged with leaving the scene of an accident and drink driving.

Carl Jane (31) of Red Lees Road was charged over the weekend following an accident on Friday night in Burnley Road, Cliviger.

The accident involved a Toyota Aygo and a Husqvarna motorcycle.

The motorcyclist was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital with injuries to his leg, back and arm. Police have described them as serious, but not life-threatening.

Any witnesses are asked to call police via 101 or Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555111.

Jane must appear at Burnley Magistrates’s Court on November 3rd.