Motorcyclist killed in Whittle-le-Woods car collision

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Image caption The 23-year-old victim was riding a Honda motorcycle along Preston Road when the crash happened

A man has been killed after his motorcycle was in collision with a car in a Lancashire village.

The 23-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in Preston Road, Whittle-le-Woods, at about 14:45 BST on Sunday.

He had been riding towards Preston when his Honda motorcycle was in collision with a BMW at the junction with Factory Lane, Lancashire Police said.

Officers have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

The driver of the car, a 40-year-old woman from Bolton, suffered whiplash and was treated for shock.

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