A biker has died in a crash after failing to negotiate a left-hand bend. 

Police were called to Bowker’s Green Lane just before 7.40pm on Friday, following reports that a Suzuki GSF 600 motorcycle had crashed into a field after the rider had failed to negotiate a left-hand bend. 

An air ambulance was sent to the scene and the motorcyclist, a 61-year-old man from Bootle, was treated by paramedics before being taken to the Royal Aintree Hospital where he sadly died. 

The man was travelling with two friends when the crash happened. 

His family have been informed and are being supported by a police family liaison officer. 

Sgt Marc Glass, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “An investigation has commenced to establish the cause of this collision. 

“My thoughts are with the man and his family at this difficult time. 

“In the coming days we will be speaking with witnesses and conducting CCTV enquiries in the area. 

“If you witnessed the incident and have not already spoken to police, please get in touch as soon as possible.

"Further, if you were driving in the area at the time of this incident and have any dashcam footage we would ask that you please contact us.” 

Email 555@lancashire.police.uk or call 101, quoting log 1210 of May 13, 2022.