Manchester Road closed after collision

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One of the main routes into Burnley was closed in both directions on Thursday morning following a traffic accident.

Manchester Road was closed following a collision between a blue BMW X1 and a red Suzuki motorbike near to the junction with Rosemount Avenue.

Police closed the road following the accident, which happened around 8am.

A 34-year-old man was taken to hospital with leg injuries.