One biker killed and two injured in separate crashes

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A motorcyclist was killed when his bike collided with a car on a Lancashire road, police have said.

The 60-year-old man, from Chorley, died in the crash at the junction of Clitheroe Road and Stoneygate Lane in Ribchester at 1350 BST on Sunday.

The driver of the car - a Vauxhall Astra - who was in his 70s, was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Two other men were also seriously injured in separate motorbike crashes in Lancashire on Sunday.

An 18-year-old man was airlifted to hospital after coming off his bike on Bacup Road, Cliviger, at 1910 BST.

Police said no other vehicles were involved and he remains in "a serious condition".

And in a third collision involving a motorbike, a 43-year-old man suffered serious injuries when his bike was involved in a collision with a Vauxhall Astra car in Bolton Road, Abbey Village, at 1130 BST.

The biker, who is from Bolton, was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital where he is being treated for a broken leg, broken ankle and spinal injuries.

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