Man injured in rush hour collision

Emergency services have been called to the scene on Warrington Road
Emergency services have been called to the scene on Warrington Road

A man has been injured in a crash on a busy rush hour main road.

Eyewitnesses to the incident, which happened on Warrington Road in Ashton at around 6pm, say that the casualty who is believed to have been riding a motorbike, was lying still in the road as two women in hi-vis jackets administered first aid and directed traffic.

The cause of the incident and the extent of the man's injuries remain unknown.

Emergency services have been called to the scene.