Rider and passenger hurt at A59 blackspot

A motorcyclist and a pillion passenger were injured in a collision with a car today at the junction of the A59 and Pendle Road at Clitheroe, an accident blackspot.

The rider was reported to have an arm injury and the passenger suffered a leg injury.

Traffic was held up on the busy main road, and Pendle Road was blocked for a time while emergency services dealt with the incident.

The driver of the car, a Volvo, was not thought to be injured.