Motorcyclist dies in accident in Leigh

An accident between a bicycle and a motorbike has left one man dead and another one suffering from minor arm injuries.

The accident happened just before 4pm on a canal towpath in Leigh.

The motorcycle was ridden by a 19-year-old man who had been riding down Manchester Road, Leigh. 

The man was pronounced dead shortly after being taken to hospital. 

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Local police are calling on any witnesses who may have seen the accident to come forward.

“We are in the early stages of this investigation and trained offices are offering support to the man’s family,” said PC Paul Hailwood.

“Anyone who may have witnessed this incident is asked to call us.”

Claiming compensation for a motorcycle accident

Motorcycles can be a popular alternative to traditional motor vehicles and they are often seen as a much quicker and efficient method of transport, especially for people who are looking to move around in heavily congested areas where there is a great deal of traffic. 

Unfortunately in many situations motorcycles simply don’t afford the rider the high level of protection that they have been accustomed to receiving from a motor vehicle and as such any accidents which occur while using this type of vehicle could potentially leave the rider with a number of serious injuries.

If you are involved in a motorcycle accident either with a cyclist or perhaps even with a car then you could be eligible to make a compensation claim if the accident was caused through no fault of your own. 

Can Manners Pimblett help my claim?

If you are looking to make a compensation claim of this type then you may be looking to work together with industry experts throughout your clam. To find out more information about how the team at Manners Pimblett can work with you throughout this process, contact the team today on 0845 077 0772.

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