Motorcyclist fights for life after collision with car

A man is fighting for his life after he was thrown from his motorcycle after it collided with a car.

The high-speed crash happened shortly after 9am today on Otmoor Way, Royton.

Witnesses reported seeing the driver of the motorbike lying in the road shortly after the crash, around 20 yards from his bike.

The man was taken to hospital by air ambulance with life-threatening injuries, Greater Manchester Police said.

A passenger of the car was also taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Police have closed Oldham Road in both directions between Cowlishaw Lane and Water Street while they investigate.

They have appealed for witnesses.

Anyone with information should call 101

Claims if you have been injured while riding a motorcycle

Because of their small size and high-speed capabilities, motorcyclists can often be the most vulnerable users on the road and if you are unfortunate enough to be involved in an incident you could end up requiring serious medical attention. It is also vital that other road users are aware of your presence on the roads because motorcycles are very small when compared to most vehicles, so if you have been involved in a situation such as this and believe that it was the result of another person’s negligence, then you could be entitled to seek out a claim.

Can Manners Pimblett help me with my claim?

If you have been left injured while riding a motorcycle and you believe that another person was at fault, then you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation. When it comes to making a successful claim it is important that you fully understand the processes of the courts and in situations such as this it is advised to seek out the help of trained professionals. Fortunately, the team here at Manners Pimblett are on hand to help thanks to our highly experienced team of experts who deal with claims of this nature on a regular basis. If you would like more advice on how we can help you and you are unsure about what steps to take next, then speak to one of our advisors today on 0845 072 0772 


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