A motorcyclist has suffered series injuries after a van hit his bike yesterday
It happened yesterday on Wigan Road near the junction of Beaumount Road at around 10.30am.
A white LDV Maxus van pulled in front of a motorcycle causing the rider to sustain serious injury.
The van then made off from the scene towards the M61.
Police say The LDV Maxus van is a 2008 model with no writing. It will have very noticeable damage to the driver door area.
The rider suffered a fractured right leg and fractured wrist but will make a full recovery.
Anyone with information should contact police.