Police appeal after Blacko accident

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision in Blacko.

The incident took place at around 3pm yesterday on Gisburn Road between the A59 and the Moorcock Inn and involved a motorcyclist and a BMW 3 series.

The rider of the bike has received serious injuries and was airlifted to the Royal Preston Hospital.

The road was closed to allow police to carry out an examination of the scene.

The male driver of the BMW was uninjured.

Sergeant James Power from the Road Policing Unit said, “If you witnessed the incident then I would urge you to come forward and contact the police.

“An investigation is under way to try and establish what has happened. The family of the motorcyclist have been informed and we have specially trained officers supporting them.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the Samlesbury Road Policing Unit on 101.