Man knocked off motorbike in fail to stop near Cumbria-Lancashire border

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A motorcyclist was hurt after being hit by a car which failed to stop near the Cumbria-Lancashire border.

Police said a black Citroen Saxo collided with the male biker near Beetham Nurseries on the A6, knocking him off.

It happened at around 8am on Tuesday (August 6) as the vehicle was travelling towards Holme.

The motorcyclist suffered injuries in the crash.

Officers said the Citroen had blacked-out windows and have appealed to anyone with information about the car or driver to come forward.

Contact PC Kate Sutton at Cumbria Police on 101.