Biker injured after smash

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A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash in Pilling.

Police said the incident happened at 12.25pm on Tuesday, March 10, on the A588, Head Dyke Lane.

It is thought that a Honda motorcycle travelling towards Lancaster has been in collision with the rear end of a Fiat Stilo car.

The 66-year-old local man was taken by air ambulance to Royal Preston Hospital with injuries to his head and knee, where he remains in a serious condition.

The road was closed for four hours following the collision to facilitate the investigation.

PS Nigel Ralphson of the Road Policing Unit said: “We are keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or saw either vehicle in the area prior to the incident.

“Any information you may have could help us to establish exactly how this collision came to occur.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 460 of March 10th. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at