Biker in his 20s taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital after North Shore crash

A man in his 20s was taken to hospital after a crash in North Shore yesterday (Tuesday, August 31).

Tuesday, 31st August 2021, 3:47 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st September 2021, 7:45 am

Police and ambulance crews attended the scene after a motorbike and a Ford car crashed at the junction of Devonshire Road and Warley Road at around 12.50pm.

Paramedics treated the biker at the roadside before taking him to Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

Details on his are not available at this stage, but witnesses at the scene described him as "walking wounded".

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Pictures taken at the scene at the junction of Devonshire Road and Warley Road show the mangled bikebeside a dark-coloured Ford with severe damage to its front

A spokesman for North West Ambulance Service said: "We took a call today at 12.54pm to reports of an RTC involving a vehicle and motorcycle on Devonshire Road, Blackpool.

"We sent an ambulance to the scene. We treated one patient – a male in his 20s and took him to Blackpool Victoria."

Pictures taken at the scene show the mangled bike in the road beside a dark-coloured Ford with severe damage to its front.

All of the Ford's airbags appear to have been activated due to the impact of the collision.

Lancashire Police have been approached for comment.

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