Police appeal following rush hour collision

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Police have launched an appeal for information after a 34-year-old man was seriously injured following a collision in Burnley.

Officers were called to the junction of Manchester Road and Rosemount Avenue around 7-45am today (Thursday) after reports a BMW car had collided with a Suzuki motorbike.

A 34-year-old man, from Burnley, was found at the scene with serious injuries to his leg and pelvis and taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

The woman driver of the BMW was uninjured.

The road was closed for more than three hours while accident investigators attended.

Sgt Tracey Ward, of Lancashire Police, said: “We are appealing for information following a road traffic collision which left a man with serious injuries.

“Anyone who can help is asked to contact Lancashire Police immediately.”

Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting log reference number 0209 of December 17th.

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