Man arrested after hit-and-run

A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a hit-and-run collision.

Saturday, 17th October 2015, 11:25 am
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Police have arrested a 31-year-old man from Burnley on suspicion of drink driving and failing to stop following the incident which happened on Burnley Road, Cliviger.

A Toyota Aygo was in collision with a Husqvarna motorcycle at 11pm last night, and it is alleged the driver of the Aygo drove away from the scene without stopping.

A man was arrested, held overnight and was due to be questioned today.

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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.