Biker taken to hospital after collision

Biker taken to hospital
Biker taken to hospital

A MOTORCYCLIST was taken to hospital after a collision with a car.

The man, who was in his late 50s, was riding a blue Suzuki motorbike when the incident happened on Poolstock Lane at around 6pm on Monday.

He was taken to Wigan Infirmary but the extent of his injuries are not clear, although they are not believed to be life-threatening.

Paramedics from the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) and Greater Manchester Police (GMP) also attended the scene.

The road did not have to be closed.