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M6, M55, M61, M65 traffic news: Heavy traffic as thousands start Bank Holiday getaway
A Vauxhall Corsa collided with a man riding a Suzuki motorbike travelling in the opposite direction in Kirkham Road at around 9.25am on Tuesday (August 23).
The motorcyclist, a man in his 40s from Freckleton, suffered a “serious injury to his leg” and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.
The driver of the Vauxhall, a man in his 30s, also from Freckleton, was not injured.
Sgt Craig Booth, from Lancashire Police’s Tactical Operations, said: “We are urging any witnesses who saw what happened and have yet to speak to police to get in touch.”
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