A MOTORCYCLIST is in hospital in a serious condition following a crash early this morning.

Aqueduct Road is still currently closed and police remain at the scene of the incident in Blackburn.

Police and paramedics were called at around 6.55am to reports of a crash between a motorcyclist and a Range Rover.

A spokesman said: “The motorcyclist suffered serious injuries and has been taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital.

“The road is currently closed.” 

A diversion has been set up in place taking traffic on to Hollins Bridge Street.