A MOTORCYCLIST has been seriously injured in a road accident.
It is believed that the biker collided with a Fiat Punto on the A580 East Lancashire Road, near Stone Cross Lane, shortly after 6.35am on Thursday.
He was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries and remains in a serious condition.
Part of the road was closed while the incident was dealt with, but reopened shortly afterwards.
And at 9.15am, a woman in a Nissan Micra suffered minor injuries after a collision at a roundabout near Church Lane on the same stretch of road.