/ Serious collision in Irlam

Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision in Irlam.

At about 1.20pm on Tuesday 17 October 2017, a man was riding a Lexmoto Venom 125 motorbike on Liverpool Road and when it reached the junction with Princess Avenue it was involved in a collision with a Renault Trafic taxi.

The motorcyclist, a man aged 26, was taken to hospital where he is being treated for a fractured leg and knee.

The taxi driver, a man aged 54, was not injured.

Police have launched an investigation and are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Police Constable Peter Cunningham of GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “A man is in hospital in a serious condition and my thoughts are with him at this time.

“I would ask that, if you saw the collision, or have any dash-cam footage, please come forward as you may be able to help our investigation.”

Anyone with information, or dash-cam footage, should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.




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