Biker injured in crash

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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.