A man suffered a serious leg injuries after a motorcycle and car crashed.

Police were called at around 7.10am today after reports of an accident in Bacup Road, Rawtenstall.

A Volkswagen Golf amd a Honda motorbike were involved.

The motorcyclist, a 28-year-old man from Bacup, suffered a broken leg, as well as fractures to his hip, knee, shin and right hand. He was taken to hospital for treatment.

The driver of the Volkswagen, a 52-year-old man from Oswaldtwistle, was not injured.

Police are appealing for information following the collision.

Temp Sgt Lee Harris, of Lancashire Police, said: “We are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision in Bacup.

“We would urge anyone who saw what happened to contact police.

“A motorcyclist has been left with serious injuries and we want to establish what has happened.”