Man arrested over quad bike crash in Nelson

A 23-year-old man has been arrested after a couple were hit by a quad bike in Lancashire.

Police said the 56-year-old man and 77-year-old woman were treated in hospital after they were struck on Manchester Road in Nelson on Thursday afternoon.

A Burnley man was arrested on suspicion of failing to stop at the scene of an accident and stealing a bike.

He is due to be questioned later. Witnesses are being urged to call police.

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