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Biker seriously injured in Wennington collision

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a collision involving a motorbike and car in Wennington.

Officers were called around 6.45am on Friday (February 28) to reports of an accident on the B6480.

A man riding a Triumph motorbike had collided with a Peugeot Partner Tepee car travelling in the opposite direction.

The man, aged 52 and from Lancaster, suffered serious life-threatening injuries.

He was taken by air ambulance to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

The driver of the Peugeot, a 77-year-old man from Bentham, was not injured.

The road was closed for four hours while accident investigators attended the scene.

Sgt Helen Parkinson, of Lancashire Police, said: “We are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision in Wennington.

“We would urge anyone who witnessed the collision and has yet to speak to police to come forward immediately.”

Anyone with information can call Lancashire Police on 101 or email [email protected] quoting log 0168 of February 28.

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