Crash in Burscough causes road closure and gridlock

The A59 has been closed between Red Cat Lane and Orrell Lane in Burscough after a crash involving a motorbike and a van. The crash near the Tesco roundabout happened at around 11am.

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An air ambulance was sent to the scene but thankfully was not needed as the biker was taken by ambulance to Aintree Hospital

Lancashire Police are urging drivers to avoid the area if possible for the time being and if they do use the road then they may meet with long delays and queues in place while the road remains closed.

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