A MOTORCYCLIST remains critically ill in hospital after a road crash in Blackburn.

Andrew Donnelly, 33, of Huncoat, was in collision with a silver car in Roman Road, Blackburn, close to the junction with Centurion Way around 6am on Saturday.

Police said he came off his bike and suffered multiple injuries including fractures to both his legs.

The car driver stopped at the scene.

Mr Donnelly was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital, where he is now in a serious but stable condition.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Inspector Damien Kitchen from the Road Policing Unit said: “I would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed what happened to come forward.

“The rider of the bike is in a serious condition and officers will be notifying his next of kin and supporting them.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Lancashire Constabulary on 0845 125 3545 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.