Motorcyclist and teenage cyclist suffer broken bones following Burnley accident

A teenage cyclist and an adult motorbike rider were injured following a collision on a busy Burnley road yesterday evening.

Police closed the road following the accident
Police closed the road following the accident

The accident happened on Accrington Road, near the junction with Rossendale Road, when a Suzuki motorbike, ridden by a 30 year-old man, collided with a pedal cycle ridden by a 15 year-old boy.

The motorcyclist suffered a broken femur and the cyclist suffered a broken collarbone.

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Police confirmed the road was closed for some time following the accident which took place at 6-30pm.