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Motorcyclist taken to hospital with 'serious head injuries' after collision with lamppost

Police teams at the scene of the accident
Police teams at the scene of the accident
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A motorcyclist was rushed to hospital having suffered "serious head injuries" and a road remains closed after the incident.

Police were called just before 5-30am (Saturday) to North Valley Road, Colne.

A spokesman for Lancashire Constabulary said: "A man, believed to be in his forties, has been taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital with suspected serious head injuries after his motorbike was in collision with a lamppost. The police traffic team are still at the scene and the road remains closed."