Police seek witnesses after teenage motorcyclist seriously injured in Blackpool crash

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A 19-year-old motorcyclist who sustained serious head injuries in a crash on Whitegate Drive this morning remains in hospital in a stable condition.

Whitegate Drive this morning

Whitegate Drive this morning

Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage following the incident, which happened at 10.10am this morning, June 10.

A Renault Captur and a Honda CBF 125CC motorcycle crashed close to the health centre.

The motorcyclist, a 19-year-old man, was taken to hospital with a serious head injury, where he is described as being in a stable condition.

The driver of the Renault was uninjured.

The road remained closed for approximately four hours to facilitate collision investigation work at the scene.

Blackpool biker seriously injured in Whitegate Drive crash

Sgt Steve Hardman, of Lancashire police’s serious collision investigation unit, said: “This collision has left a man in a serious condition in hospital and my thoughts are with him and his loved ones at this difficult time.

“We have now opened an investigation to establish the circumstances that led to this collision, and I would ask any witnesses or anybody with dashcam or CCTV footage which could assist our enquiries to get in contact with the police.”

Anyone with information or footage is asked to email 2385@lancashire.police.uk or call 101, quoting log 0377 of June 10, 2021