Motorcyclist dies after collision in Poulton

A motorcyclist has died after his bike collided with a car in Poulton, Lancashire.

The crash involving a Ford Focus happened on Blackpool Old Road near Belmont Avenue at about 17:30 BST.

The rider was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital where he died from his injuries, police said.

The driver of the car was not injured but was treated for shock. The road was closed for two hours to allow accident investigators to examine the scene.

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